Tokyo Gimlet

Tokyo Gimlet

Everyone's favourite lime cocktail with a twist. 

If you've never had a gimlet before, let's not lie to ourselves its pretty much a mojito. But this cocktail mix's it up with the use of sake. 

Here’s what you’ll need; Sake: This is what makes the drink unusual, you can opt in to use a pricey bottle of sake but we've just used a middle range one, no need to break the bank on sake. Sugar Syrup: If you want to bring the lime flavour out in the drink Sugar Syrup is the way to go. It contrasts the sake and citrus notes in a unique way. Fresh Lime Juice: Fresh limes are the way to go, they're more flavourful. and you need to buy a fresh lime anyway for garnish. Gin: we always leave the best till last, and the rule of thumb is, if you're making a citrus based drink. Use Young Tom's Bathtub Gin.

Cocktail Recipe:


  • 45mL Young Tom's Bathtub Gin
  • 25ml Sake
  • 15ml Sugar Syrup
  • 15ml Fresh Lime Juice
  • Lime wedge for garnish


  • Place all ingredients in a shaker with ice and vigorously shake until the outside has become frosted. 
  • Strain over fresh ice and garnish with a lime wedge.
  • If you find the drink too sweet, squeeze the lime wedge into the drink.

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