Barrel Rested Gimlet


Essentially a Gin Sour made with lime juice, legend has it that the Gimlet was created in the mid-19th century to encourage Royal Navy sailors to consume their rations of scurvy-preventing lime juice.


  • 2 ounces Chemist Barrel Rested Gin

  • 1 ounce lime juice

  • .75 ounce simple syrup (1:1, sugar:water)

  • Garnish: lime wheel


  1. Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker.

  2. Add ice and shake until chilled.

  3. Strain into a chilled coupe or cocktail glass.

  4. Garnish with a lime wheel.