The gimlet is a cocktail made of gin and lime juice. A 1928 description of the drink was: “gin, … A variant of the cocktail, the vodka gimlet, replaces gin with vodka. A similar lime juice cocktail using rum instead of vodka or gin is the daiquiri.
1 oz. fresh lime juice
3/4 simple syrup
Lime wedge, for serving
Shake vodka, lime juice, and simple syrup. Pour over a coupe and garnish with lime wedge.