Celery Gimlet

Celery Gimlet
  • 4Servings


  • 8 ribs chopped celery
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 lime zest
  • 4 ounces gin
  • 1 1/2 ounces fresh lime juice
  • 1 1/2 ounces lime syrup
  • 1 ounce celery juice
  • Pinch of salt
  • Celery stalks and lime wedges, for garnish


In a blender, puree celery; strain. In a small saucepan, stir sugar and water over medium heat until the sugar dissolves. Remove from heat; add the zest (green part only use a vegetable peeler). Let syrup cool; strain. In a cocktail shaker, combine gin, lime juice, lime syrup, celery juice and salt. Fill shaker with ice, cover and shake vigorously. Strain into 2 ice-filled glasses. Repeat. Garnish drinks with celery stalks and lime wedges.