green tea gimlet two glasses with cocktail garnished with lime

Green Tea Gimlet

Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Green Tea Gimlet
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 229 kcal

The classic gimlet recipe gets a little twist with the addition of crisp and refreshing green tea. This green tea gimlet is a green tea and vodka-based gimlet cocktail. Simply delicious!



Green Tea Vodka

  • 8 ounces vodka
  • 2 tsp lemongrass
  • 2 tsp green tea
  • 1 zest lime

Green Tea Simple Syrup

  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp green tea
  • 2 tsp lemongrass
  • 1/8 tsp lime juice

Green Tea Gimlet

  • 2 ounces green tea and lemongrass infused vodka
  • 1 ounces green tea and lemongrass syrup
  • 1 ounce fresh squeezed lime juice.


Green Tea Vodka

  1. Pour vodka into glass container .

  2. Add all tea leaves and lime zest.

  3. Let infuse covered at room temperature for 30 minutes.

Green Tea Simple Syrup

  1. Bring water, sugar and lime to just below boil in saucepan.

  2. Remove from heat. Stir to dissolve sugar.

  3. Add green tea leaves and lemongrass and steep for 5 minutes.

  4. Let cool and strain.

  5. Store in a glass covered container in refrigerator up to 2 weeks.

Green Tea Gimlet

  1. Chill coupe glass

  2. Fill Boston glass with ice.

  3. Add green tea vodka, green tea simple syrup and lime juice to Boston glass.

  4. Cover glass with stainless steel shaker and shake.

  5. Strain into coupe glass. Garnish with wheel of lime.

  6. Cheers.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Green Tea Gimlet
Amount Per Serving
Calories 229 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Sodium 3mg0%
Carbohydrates 25g8%
Sugar 25g28%
Protein 1g2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.