Bohemian Gimlet

December 3, 2014
Posted in Cocktails
December 3, 2014 mike

  What You Need 


  • 60 ml Tanqueray no.10
  • 22.5 ml Homemade Kaffir Lime Cordial
  • 2 Dashes Viola Bittertruction

1. Mix the Cocktail:  Combine the ingredients into a chilled mixing glass and fill with big ice cubes. Stir around 15 – 20 seconds until your mixing glass starts frosting to achieve your dilution required.

2. Fine Strain the Cocktail: Fine strain the cocktail into a chilled coupe.

3. Garnish the Cocktail: Squeeze lime oils on top and discard the peel, add an edible violet as a garnish.


Homemade Kaffir Lime Cordial;


10  Kaffir lime leafs

125 ml Fresh lime juice

500 gr Caster sugar

400 gr Water

Instructions of preparation:

Bring the sugar, water and lime leaves to a rolling boil in a medium-sized saucepan, stirring to dissolve the sugar. Reduce the heat to medium and boil gently for about 7-8 minutes, until the syrup smells intensely of lime leaves. Add the lime juice and simmer gently until the liquid begins to thicken, about another 8-10 minutes. Remove from the heat and let cool completely. Strain the syrup into a clean glass bottle, discarding the lime leaves. Cover and refrigerate; like this the syrup will keep for a month.

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