As one of the world's most popular classic cocktails, the Gimlet has really stood the test of time and is the cocktail of choice for many. Combining Tanqueray Gin, Finest Call Cordial Lime and a splash of water, our premium Gimlet is an ultra-refreshing drink with a delightfully sharp kick.
You don't need any extra ingredients or specialist equipment with our Gimlet cocktail. Just tear the corner off the sleeve and pour in a glass over ice to enjoy! Expertly mixed in Milan, Italy.
The Gimlet goes back to The Savoy Cocktail Book of 1930. Raymond Chandler described it in his classic novel The Long Goodbye as half gin and half lime cordial. According to him ?it beats martinis hollow.? As for the name, forget world-famous bartenders. Legend attributes it to Surgeon Admiral Sir Thomas Gimlette of the Royal Navy. He added lime cordial to his sailors? daily tot of gin to keep scurvy at bay on long ocean voyages. And the Gimlet has stood the test of time, a classic cocktail perfect for warm summer evenings, whether or not you are out at sea.