Lychee Gimlet

Circolo • San Francisco

Lychee nectar balances the tartness of fresh lime juice in this Asian-Peruvian restaurant's take on the gimlet.

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  • Servings: makes 1 drink

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  • 1 lime wedge
  • Sugar
  • Ice
  • 1 1/2 ounces gin
  • 1/2 ounce triple sec
  • 1 1/2 ounces fresh lime juice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Simple Syrup
  • 2 ounces lychee nectar or juice
  • 1 lychee, preferably fresh (optional)

How to make this recipe

  1. Moisten the outer <a href="/articles/cocktail-basics-techniques#rimmingaglass">rim</a> of a large martini glass with the lime wedge and coat lightly with sugar. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add the gin, triple sec, lime juice, Simple Syrup and lychee nectar and shake well. Strain into the martini glass; if desired, garnish with the lychee.

Photo © Tina Rupp Published March 2005

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