- 2 ounces simple syrup
- Juice from one lime
- 2 ounces gin
To make simple syrup, combine equal parts sugar and water. Cook over a medium heat, stirring occasionally until dissolved. A quarter cup of each will give you enough for a few drinks. Once cool measure out two ounces and stir in lime juice. Either pour over ice in a tumbler and stir in gin or shake with gin and ice in a shaker and strain into a martini glass.
A few notes: Yes, you can use the premade lime cordial stuff. But where’s the fun in that? I like them sweet, most recipes call for more gin than lime. If you prefer, add lime simple syrup to taste.
And most important: No Mad Men spoilers. We don’t get the fancy cable and I’ll have to wait for a while to watch season five.