Go Back
+ servings
Rocks glass filled with the gimlet with lime twists - square

French Gimlet Cocktail

There are only three ingredients in this delicious cockail! Gin pairs so lovely with elderberry liqueur and the lime makes it so refreshing and tasty!
Course French
Cuisine Cocktails
Keyword elderberry cocktail, French gimlet, gin gimlet, martini
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 2 Cocktails
Calories 289kcal


  • 6 ounces gin
  • 3 ounces St. Germain liqueur (or other elderberry liqueur)
  • 1.5 ounces lime juice (freshly squeezed - approximately from 1.5 limes )


  • 4 wide lime twists


  • Cut 4 wide lime twists from washed lime. Fill cocktail shaker halfway with ice
  • Add gin, St. Germain and fresh lime juice to shaker
  • Add ice to old fashioned glass and strain the liquid between the two glasses
  • Add 2 lime twists to each cocktail
  • Sip
  • Smile
  • Enjoy


Serving: 1g | Calories: 289kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 25mg | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin C: 6mg