Remember the old-timey hard lemon candy found in homes around the country? This cocktail is the adult equivalent of that childhood favorite. It combines citrus, orange liqueur and #vodka for the perfect blend of tart and sweet.
Gimlet Cocktail 1 1/2 cups vodka or gin 3/4 cup fresh lime juice 3/4 cup simple syrup Ice 6 strips lime zest (optional) $ Preparation In a pitcher or large measuring cup, combine vodka, lime juice, and simple syrup. Fill 6 glasses with ice and pour 1/2 cup gimlet into each one. Garnish with lime zest if you like. Serve immediately.