Herb Gimlet

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Recipe from the Tasting Table Test Kitchen

Herb Gimlet
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Celebrate spring by shaking up Tasting Table's herb-packed Gimlet, featured on AOL!
Prep Time
10
minutes
Cook Time
7
minutes
Servings
1
cocktail
Total time: 17 minutes
Ingredients
  • Herb Simple Syrup
  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 tablespoon tarragon leaves
  • 1 tablespoon lemon thyme
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • Gimlet
  • 2 ounces gin
  • 1 ounce lime juice
  • ¾ ounce herb simple syrup
  • 2 dashes celery bitters
Optional Ingredients
  • Fried tarragon leaves (optional)
Directions
  1. Make the herb simple syrup: Heat the sugar and water in a saucepan over medium heat for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the sugar fully dissolves. Remove the pan from the heat and add to it the herbs and lemon zest. Transfer the syrup to a bowl. Place it in the fridge, uncovered, until it the syrup cools. Once the syrup has cooled, pass it through a fine strainer. It will hold for up to 1 week in an airtight container.
  2. Make the gimlet: Add all ingredients to a shaker. Fill the shaker completely with ice and shake vigorously. Strain into a chilled coupe glass. Garnish with fried tarragon leaves (optional). BONUS TIP: You'll definitely have some herb simple syrup leftover. You can drizzle it in lemonade, or toss it with fresh berries and serve over ice cream. This season, we've teamed up with Kitchen Daily to bring you exciting new recipes, kitchen tricks and cooking inspiration. For more from our partner, visit KitchenDaily.com.
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