Classic American 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 American Gin
.75 ounce lime juice
.75 ounce simple syrup (1:1, sugar:water)
Garnish: lime wheel
Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker.
Add ice and shake until chilled.
Strain into a chilled coupe or cocktail glass.
Garnish with a lime wheel.