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A Gimlet is a classic drink composed of gin, lime juice, and sugar that was popularized and drunk by British officers during the 19th century. Sailors benefited from citrus juice because it prevented them from contracting scurvy, a cruel, painful and often deadly disease caused by vitamin C deficiency.

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  1. Add the gin, lime juice and simple syrup to a shaker with ice and shake until well-chilled
  2. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass or an rocks glass filled with fresh ice
  3. Garnish with a lime wheel.

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