If you're looking for a classic cocktail that's refreshing and smooth, this french gimlet cocktail is it!
Simply combine a mix of fresh lime juice, gin, simple syrup, and st. germain elderflower liqueur in a cocktail shaker and enjoy a chic drink that will be the talk of the party.
It's happy hour and you're scouring the internet for a drink to make, right? Well, this is going to be one of your new favorite cocktails!
This french gimlet recipe is such an easy and fun cocktail to make. It's refreshing, light, slightly tart, and the perfect cocktail when you're looking to unwind!
The combination of a dry gin, elderflower liqueur, and lime juice makes give this drink such an elegant and sophisticated flavor.
At first sip, you'll understand why this is one of my favorite cocktails. All you need is a cocktail shaker, a few ingredients, and a cute coupe glass. Grab a chilled cocktail glass and stick your pinky out - it's about to get bougie!
For another take on a gimlet, try this vodka gimlet too!
A French Gimlet is a cocktail that came about in the 1920s. It was made famous by Harry Craddock who featured the recipe in the Savoy Cocktail book in 1930. The french gimlet is typically 1 part lime juice, 1 part elderflower liqueur, 2 parts gin.
This is different than a traditional gin gimlet in that it replaces simple syrup with elderflower liqueur. For this french gimlet, you'll need:
To make a french gimlet:
Next time you want to impress someone, make this elderflower gimlet. I promise, they'll love it and ask for another.
A gimlet is made with gin, lime juice, and simple syrup.
The drink is named after the gimlet - a tool that pierces holes in wood. The tart flavor of the gimlet cocktail is how the drink got its name.
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