EVA GIMLET
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EVA GIMLET
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This drink was inspired by a lady I met who is the person who opened a door for me into the world of sherry. I don't even know what to ... more This drink was inspired by a lady I met who is the person who opened a door for me into the world of sherry. I don't even know what to think of her, but why do I feel like I lost something that I never had? More than I can say...I wanted to create this drink because of her. And for me, it's a symbol of my respect for what she has done for me.~ Trinh Quan Huy-Philip, Vietnam Mixxit Master 2011 and Swizzle Master 2015
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14.4% | 1.44 units *

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Ingredients

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Method
How to make a EVA GIMLET

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Muddle a slice of fresh ginger into a mixing glass with Chu Yeh Ching Chiew (Chinese Bamboo Leaf Vodka)
Then add the rest of ingredients and fill up with fresh ice cubes
Gently stir until well chilled
Fine strain the drink into a pre-chilled cocktail glass, garnish with a rosebud, and serve

Learn more about some of the mixology terms used in this cocktail

·  Muddle  ·  Stir  ·  Strain  ·  Garnish  · 

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FAQ's

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Why is the Eva Gimlet stirred instead of shaken?

The Eva Gimlet is stirred instead of shaken to maintain the clarity and smooth texture of the drink. Shaking can introduce air bubbles and ice shards into the cocktail, making it cloudy. Stirring gently combines the ingredients while preserving the delicate balance of flavors without diluting the cocktail too much.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute the absinthe in the Eva Gimlet with something else?

If you're looking to substitute absinthe in the Eva Gimlet, consider using Pernod or another anise-flavored liqueur. These alternatives will provide a similar herbal profile, though the distinct complexity of absinthe might be slightly diminished. Always use substitutes sparingly to maintain the intended flavor balance of the cocktail.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve an Eva Gimlet?

The Eva Gimlet is best served in a chilled cocktail glass to keep the drink cold and enhance its smooth texture. Optionally, you can garnish with a lime wheel or a fresh ginger slice to add a decorative touch and a hint of fresh aroma, complementing the cocktail's flavors.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of an Eva Gimlet compare to a standard Gimlet?

The Eva Gimlet has an alcohol content of 14.4%, which is slightly lower than a standard Gimlet due to the addition of both sweet and dry Sherry, which are typically lower in alcohol content compared to the gin used in a traditional Gimlet. This makes the Eva Gimlet a milder alternative, with a nuanced flavor profile.

FOOD_PAIRINGS

What food pairs well with an Eva Gimlet?

The Eva Gimlet, with its blend of herbal, citrus, and ginger flavors, pairs excellently with seafood, particularly shellfish like oysters or shrimp. The cocktail's acidity and slight sweetness can also complement spicy dishes or Asian cuisine, providing a refreshing balance to rich and flavorful meals.

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