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Lime Drop

  • SERVINGS: MAKES 4 DRINKS

  1. 1 1/2 cups plus 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  2. 1/4 cup superfine sugar
  3. 2 tablespoons chopped fresh ginger
  4. Crushed ice
  5. 1 1/2 cups gin
  6. 4 thinly sliced lime rounds
  1. In a large shaker, muddle 1/4 cup of the lime juice with 2 tablespoons of the superfine sugar and the ginger. Fill the shaker with crushed ice, then add 1 1/4 cups of the lime juice and the gin; shake the drink vigorously.
  2. Pour the remaining 2 tablespoons of lime juice and 2 tablespoons of sugar into 2 bowls. Dip the rims of 4 cocktail glasses first in the lime juice and then in the sugar. Strain the cocktail into the glasses; garnish with the lime rounds.