GIMLET / REPARTEE / Uncategorized

You’re in the Wrong Place, but here’s how you make a Gimlet

2 ounces London dry Gin

2/3 ounces Rose’s Lime juice

Drinking 2

Niko Pirosmani [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Shake well with cracked ice, then strain into a chilled cocktail glass. This recipe comes from Esquire Magazine’s very helpful drinks database, “The Wondrich Take,” which will give you more details, plus a few words from Raymond Chandler’s The Long Goodbye. Cheers.

“If Daisy Buchanan’s laugh is the sound of money, then a gimlet, well executed, is the color  of it. It is just the thing when you are feeling impoverished, financially or spiritually.” 

― Julie PowellJulie and Julia : 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen

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