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Mango Gimlet

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The Mango Gimlet is a refreshing cocktail that combines the botanical notes of gin with the tropical sweetness of mango nectar, balanced by the tangy lime juice and a touch of simple syrup. This drink offers a vibrant, fruity twist on the classic gimlet, making it a perfect choice for warm weather or any time you crave a light and fruity cocktail.

Tasting Notes

On the first sip, the Mango Gimlet presents a bright and lively flavor profile. The gin’s juniper and herbal notes are immediately noticeable, providing a crisp foundation. This is quickly followed by the sweet and luscious taste of mango nectar, which adds a tropical richness without being overly cloying. The lime juice cuts through the sweetness with its sharp, citrusy acidity, creating a well-rounded and refreshing balance.

As you continue to drink, the simple syrup gently sweetens the overall mix, smoothing out the sharp edges of the lime and enhancing the mango’s natural sweetness. The finish is clean and slightly tart, leaving a pleasant, lingering taste of mango and citrus on the palate.

The Mango Gimlet is both invigorating and satisfying, making it a delightful choice for any cocktail enthusiast.

Tips & Tricks

Add a splash of club soda or tonic water for a lighter, fizzy version of the cocktail.

Muddle fresh basil or mint leaves in the shaker for a herbal twist.

Recipe Card

Mango Gimlet

Mango Gimlet

Exotic Flavor Meets Classic Elegance


  • 2 oz Gin
  • 1 oz mango nectar
  • 0.5 oz lime juice
  • 0.5 oz simple syrup


  1. In a shaker add al your ingredients, plus ice.
  2. Shake very well to chill and combine.
  3. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and serve.

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