Classic Cocktail How To: The Gimlet

created at: 05/03/2010

Rose’s Lime Juice was created as a means to preserve citrus juice without alcohol in the 19th-century. And there’s no better way to feature its unique properties than with a gimlet, a cocktail fashionable in the post-prohibition, Art Deco heyday of the 1930s and 40s.

But the twinkle in your eye is gone. by underthewaves.  


  • 2 or 2 1/2 oz. gin
  • 1/2 oz. Rose’s preserved lime juice
  • Lime wedge, as garnish

1. Fill a shaker with ice and add the gin and preserved lime juice.

2. Shake well and serve in a cold martini glass or over ice in a rocks glass.

3. Garnish with lime wedge.