A twist on the classic, this raspberry gimlet is perfect for summer! The sweet raspberries play well with the bite of the lime! Cheers!
This drink takes the refreshing classic gin cocktail, the Gimlet, and adds fresh raspberries to bring a hint of fruity sweetness that makes it taste a bit like a raspberry limeade. The gimlet was popular in the warm colonies of the British Empire as a way to try prevent scurvy, and traditionally consisted of gin and sweetened lime juice (hence the traditional “Limey” nickname for Brits).
Raspberry Lime Gimlet
The sweetened lime juice was used in lieu of the fresh lime juice and sugar syrup as fresh limes were hard to come by in the wide flung corners of the empire. Using fresh lime juice brings a brighter tart note to this version of the Gimlet and makes for a very refreshing drink for a warm summer day.
What Ingredients are Needed for the Raspberry Gimlet?
- Lime Juice
- Simple Syrup
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- 1.75 oz Gin
- 4 raspberries
- .50 oz simple syrup
- .75 oz freshly squeezed lime juice
Muddle the raspberries and simple syrup in the bottom of a shaker.
Pour in the gin and lime juice and then fill the shaker with ice.
Shake well then strain into a chilled glass.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 221 Total Fat: 0.5g Saturated Fat: 0g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 0g Cholesterol: 12mg Sodium: 0mg Carbohydrates: 22.8g Fiber: 5g Sugar: 3.7g Protein: 1g
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