Thursday, 29 March 2018 15:43

Last Call: Blushing Gimlet from Social Kitchen and Bar

Written by  Nick Macksood
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Blushing Gimlet from Social Kitchen and Bar Blushing Gimlet from Social Kitchen and Bar photo:Katy Batdorff

Blushing Gimlet
Social Kitchen and Bar

“A real gimlet is half gin and half Rose’s Lime Juice, and nothing else,” so says Terry Lennox — that old dog — of Raymond Chandler’s The Long Goodbye. That may be the world’s most famous gimlet recipe, but there are other twists and turns to what’s certainly the most idiot-proof of cocktails.

Social Kitchen and Bar’s version, featuring grapefruit, toes the line between late winter and early spring nicely: a hint of the grapefruit’s bitterness cedes to the pucker of the lime. On the nose, the Blushing Gimlet leans woodsy and effervescent — the rosemary on top serving as a reminder the world is turning green again.

Ingredients:
1 1/2 oz. gin
1 oz. grapefruit juice
1/2 oz. lime juice
1/2 oz. simple syrup
Rosemary sprig

Pour gin, juices and simple syrup into an iced mixer. Shake thoroughly, then pour into coupe glass. Garnish with rosemary.

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