Pink 47 Gimlet


This traditional gin and lime cordial combination was conceived by the British Navy as a means to prevent scurvy amongst British sailors, who were hence christened ‘Limeys’.

  • Glass: Martini

  • Time: 2 mins
  • Difficulty: 3/10
  • Yield: 1 cocktail
  • Alcohol Units: 2.8
  • Origin: British Navy classic –
    a gimlet was the corkscrew like tool used to tap into lime juice kegs.

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6cl.  Pink 47 gin 
2cl.  Lime cordial juice 


Twist of lime peel


Rose’s lime juice cordial is the key ingredient that gives the classic taste.
Use plenty of ice to chill the drink quickly and reduce dilution.
Can be served on crushed ice if preferred.



1.  Chill a martini glass with ice and water
2.  Fill the tin half of a cocktail shaker with ice
3.  Add the gin and lime cordial and stir
4.  Empty the glass
5.  Shake out any remaining water
6.  Strain the cocktail into the glass
7.  Garnish with a twist of lime peel



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Pink 47 is a highly distinctive London Dry Gin offered in a unique diamond shaped bottle.
It is made using a delicious recipe carefully crafted in small batches with a mix of ten different botanicals
The result is a gin of full and complex flavour. Four times distilled and at 47% alcohol by volume, it is perfect for cocktails: strong and smooth with a crisp and compelling finish.




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