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Honey Lemon Gimlet Cocktail

Shake up this easy gimlet cocktail recipe when you're in the mood for a fancy cocktail, but don't want to put in a ton of effort.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Drinks
Keyword: cocktail, gin cocktail
Servings: 1 cocktail
Calories: 163kcal


  • Cocktail shaker
  • Jigger


  • 2 oz. gin
  • 1 oz. fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 oz. honey syrup
  • Ice
  • Lemon wheels sliced thin


  • In a cocktail shaker, add a few ice cubes. Pour the gin, lemon juice, and honey syrup into the shaker.
  • Seal the cocktail shaker and shake well for 15 seconds.
  • Using the strainer on your cocktail shaker, pour the cocktail into a coupe or a martini glass.
  • Slice a small lemon wheel, then slice the lemon wheel in half. Float the half lemon wheel in your glass.


To make the honey syrup, add 1/2 cup of honey and 1/2 cup of water into a mason jar. Shake well for about 30 seconds, then it's ready to use. Store in the fridge.