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closeup of an East Indian Gimlet cocktail with a sprig of rosemary for garnish and a trio of pumpkins in the background

East Indian Gimlet

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This recipe takes the refreshing flavor of a classic summer drink and dresses it up with the flavors of fall, including rosemary and ginger.
Course aperitif, Cocktalis
Cuisine American
Dish Type Cocktail
Cooking Style Mixology
Seasonal autumn, Christmas, Holiday season, Thanksgiving, winter
Ingredient gin, ginger
Servings 1 cocktail


  • 1 1/2 oz Jaisalmer Gin
  • 1 1/2 oz lime juice
  • 1/4 oz Ginger Simple Syrup (instructions below)
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup chopped peeled ginger
  • 1/4 oz St. Germain
  • 2 sprigs fresh rosemary for garnish


For the Ginger Simple Syrup

  • Bring sugar, ginger, and ¾ cup water to a boil in a small saucepan, stirring to dissolve sugar.
  • Remove from heat and let sit 20 minutes.
  • Strain into a jar, cover, and chill.

For the cocktail

  • Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Pour in the gin, lime juice and ginger syrup.
  • Shake until well chilled.
  • Strain into cocktail glass. Garnish with fresh rosemary.