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This Sparkling French Gimlet is a twist on the classic Gimlet cocktail, mixed with gin, lime juice, elderflower liqueur and champagne. The recipe is ready in under 5 minutes and the drink is perfect for the spring season and entertaining!

Sparkling French Gimlet

  • Author: Posh Little Designs
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x
  • Category: Drinks
  • Method: Sparkling French Gimlet
  • Cuisine: Cocktails


A twist on the classic Gimlet, mixed with Gin, Elderflower liqueur, lime juice and champagne. Cheers!



Sparkling French Gimlet

  • Ice
  • 3 oz Quality Gin
  • Juice from 1 lime
  • 2 oz Elderflower Liqueur
  • Champagne or Club Soda
  • Additional lime sliced into wheels for garnish


Sparkling French Gimlet:
  • Fill a cocktail shaker with ice.
  • Pour in Gin, Elderflower Liqueur and Lime juice.
  • Cover and shake until ingredients is combined.
  • Pour evenly between two cocktail or coupe glasses.
  • Top with champagne and lime wheels.
  • Cheers!


Club soda can be used in this cocktail recipe in place of champagne.

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