Although a gimlet is traditionally made with gin, you could substitute vodka.
Americans sometimes use a sweetened lime juice mix called "lime cordial."
For 1 cocktail
- 60 ml (2 oz.) gin
- 20 ml (4 tsp.) sugar syrup
- 20 ml (4 tsp.) lime juice
- Pour all the ingredients into a cocktail shaker half-filled with ice cubes.
- Shake well and strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
- Garnish with a slice of lime.
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