Gimlet with Lime Syrup

Recette de cocktail - Monsieur Cocktail - Patrice Plante -  Gimlet
Ingredients :

1 ¼ oz (38ml) gin

½ oz (15 ml) lime syrup

Lime slice (for garnish)

Preparation :

Put all the ingredients in a shaker.

Fill with ice cream and stir until your fingers get very cold.

Strain through a fine strainer into a chilled cup.

Garnish with a slice of lime.

About our Gimlet with Lime Syrup

Behind the Gimlet, just like behind the Gin Tonic and the Grog, hides a history of sailors and medicine. In 1867, Lauchlin Rose produced the world's first bottled juice concentrate: Rose's Lime Cordial. His innovation: preserve the juice by heating it with sugar. At the same time, the English Navy recommends that all sailors have a daily dose of lime to prevent scurvy. Then all you had to do was add a shot of gin, and voila!