They are missing out, in my opionion, as there's nothing quite as refreshing as a gimlet made with some really good gin. One of my friends just gave me a bottle of Bombay Sapphire gin, and you can make a mightly fine gimlet with this mighty fine gin! If you're making one, it's a really good idea to use premium gin because the only ingredients in the cocktail are gin, lime juice, and a twist of lime.
Normally I lament the end of summer because it seems like the end of the season for drinking gin and tonics, my favorite cocktail. I'm now thinking that I'll switch to gimlets because somehow they seem right year 'round. Julie Powell certainly seemed to think so! Of course, you do have so many great options when it comes to gin: gimlets, gin rickeys and martinis! Check out all your options and browse our gin recipes. Let me know if you have any favorites. I'm feeling inspired to have a cocktail party now that I have this lovely bottle of gin.