No simple syrup required, a refreshing and subtly herbal gin gimlet with fresh lime and rosemary.

Bottoms Up Killer!: A Winter Gin Gimlet

A refreshing and simple gin gimlet with fresh lime and rosemary
Course Drinks
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 cocktail


  • 1 fresh lime- quartered
  • 1-2 teaspoons fine sugar (heck
  • a 3-4 inch sprig of rosemary leaves removed from the stalk
  • a cup of ice
  • 2 ounces gin of choice


  1. combine lime, rosemary, and sugar (if you like tart drinks one teaspoon, two is still tangy- more is edging towards sweet) in a pint glass and muddle until good and juicy and the rosemary leaves have been reduced to confetti
  2. add gin and ice and shake, keep shaking, shake until you have transformed the some of the parts into a four ounce whole
  3. strain and serve up - garnish with lime or rosemary if inclined.