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Gimlet Mocktail

Gimlet Mocktail

A classic gimlet adapted for non alcoholic spirits - non alcoholic gimlet mocktail

Course Cocktail
Cuisine British
Keyword aubergine, lime, mocktail
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 65 kcal
Author Fiona Maclean


  • 2 Limes This should yield 20ml
  • 60 ml NLL
  • 20 ml 1:1 Simple syrup made with one part water to one part sugar
  • Ice


  1. Fill the cocktail shaker with ice

  2. Cut the limes in half and remove a single slice to use as a garnish later

  3. Juice the limes

  4. Add the lime juice, simple syrup and NLL to the cocktail shaker

  5. Shake well

  6. Strain into a coupe or martini glass and serve garnished with a slice of lime

Recipe Notes

The only substantial calories and carbs in this drink are from the simple syrup.  If you want to make a low-calorie low-carb gimlet, then it's possible to make a simple syrup with a low-carb sweetener.

Consider using any granulated low-carb sweetener that measures like sugar and which doesn't turn bitter when heated.  Examples include Splenda or erythritol-based sweeteners.  

You can also make a gimlet using Roses' Lime Cordial which is already sweetened and so doesn't require simple syrup.  Just use one part lime cordial to two parts NLL.  It's the original way that a Gimlet was made, so there's no 'cheating'