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The Botanist Gin Gimlet

This Gin Gimlet might just be the perfect cocktail! Made with Botanist Gin this gin cocktail is bright, tart and sweet - with a little surprise twist, the addition of cinnamon!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
30 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Cocktails
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1
Calories: 214kcal


Cinnamon syrup

  • ½ cup sugar
  • ½ cup water
  • ½ stick cassia bark

The Botanist Gin Gimlet

  • 1 3/3 oz. Botanist gin
  • 1 oz. fresh lime juice
  • 1 oz. cinnamon syrup


  • Combine the sugar, water and cassia bark in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil and cook until the sugar dissolves - about 3 minutes. 
  • Remove the pan from the heat and let cool for 30 minutes. Strain the syrup into a clean jar. If not using immediately, refrigerate. 

To Make the Botanist gin gimlet

  • Combine the gin, lime juice and syrup into a cocktail shaker. Add ice and shake. Double strain into a cocktail glass. Serve.



  1. The syrup makes enough for 4 cocktails. Extra syrup is delicious drizzled over fruit salad or as a sweetener for coffee or iced tea! 
  2. If storing the syrup, you can add a teaspoon of vodka to the syrup to extend it's shelf life. The syrup will last about 2 weeks in the refrigerator. 


Calories: 214kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 17mg | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin C: 8.5mg | Iron: 1mg