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French Gimlet

French Gimlet

A traditional gin gimlet with St. Germain Elderflower Liqueur.

Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword Gimlet, Gin Cocktails, St. Germain cocktails
Prep Time 2 minutes
Total Time 2 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 186 kcal
Author Stephanie Jackson


  • 1.5 oz Gin
  • 1 oz St. Germain Elderflower Liqueur
  • Fresh Squeezed lime juice from half a lime.
  • .5 oz. simple syrup Optional see notes


  1. Add all ingredients to an ice-filled cocktail shaker.

  2. Shake vigorously until the shaker is frosty.

  3. Strain into a coupe glass and serve.

  4. Garnish with a lime wheel, wedge, or twist.

Recipe Notes

Calories without Simple Syrup: 186

Calories with 0.5 ounces Simple Syrup: 226

Nutrition Facts
French Gimlet
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 186
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.