Richmond Gimlet
by Jörg Meyer Le Lion Bar de Paris, Hamburg, DE

a carton styled cocktail in a goblet glass with mint leafes and lime slices inside

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Recipe & Ingredients

Amount Product Category
60 ml gut gin Gin
10 ml monin pure sugar cane syrup
20 ml citrus juice
10 piece mint leaf herb

Garnish

This drink does not require a garnish!

Preparation

Ice:

crushed ice for shaking
crushed ice to chill the glassware

Technique:

hard-shake / doublestrain

Glassware:

Poco Grande

Categories:
Classic Fresh Modern

Drink Description

<<The Richmond Gimlet is a beautiful version of the Gimlet Cocktail sometimes served at the famous Le Lion Bar in Hamburg, Germany. It is refreshing with a touch of gin, and it's mixed with some mint leaves. Do you want to give it more flavor? Just add some lemon verbena while shaking it. A perfect short drink for the summer afternoon to enjoy with friends.>>

Podcast about the mixed drink

Mixing Instructions

  1. Add all ingredients into the mixer tin.
  2. Add ice cubes.
  3. Shake for about 20 seconds.
  4. Double-Strain the mixed liquid into the chilled serving glass with no ice.

Detailed Recipe Instructions

  1. Prepare your bottle setup.
  2. Chill the serving glass with either crushed ice or ice cubes. Or place it in a fridge or freezer.
  3. Add all ingredients into the mixer tin.
  4. Add ice cubes.
  5. Shake for about 20 seconds.
  6. Take the chilled glass out of the fridge/freezer. If you used ice to chill the serving glass, remove everything from the glass.
  7. Double-Strain the mixed liquid into the chilled serving glass with no ice inside.
  8. Clean up your working station.

Mixing Tips

Mise en Place

Ice:

crushed ice for shaking
crushed ice to chill the glassware

Bar Equipment:

Tin Tin Shaker
Hawthorne Strainer
Fine Mesh Strainer
Jigger

Garnish:

Editor Recipe Notes

Essential Infos

Name:
Richmond Gimlet
Style:

Gimlet

Bar Technique:

shake
double strain

Ingredients by Category:
Gin
citrus juice
herb
Garnish:

Color:

shiny cabagge green

Flavour and Texture

Aroma

mint
lime
juniper

Flavour

mint
lime
juniper

Texture

astrigent tannins
concentrated
elegant

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