Lemon Verbena Gimlet Cocktail | Tipsy Tuesday

A lemon verbena simple syrup makes this Lemon Verbena Gimlet so refreshing! 

Course Drinks
Servings 4
Calories 173 kcal


  • 1 cup  water
  • 1/4 cup  sugar
  • 1/4 cup  torn verbena leaves
  • 3/4 cup  dry gin
  • 3/4 cup  club soda chilled
  • 1/4 cup  fresh lime juice about 2 limes
  • Lemon verbena sprigs optional
  • Lime slices optional


  1. Combine 1 cup water and sugar in a small saucepan. Rub torn verbena to bruise; add to pan. Bring sugar mixture to a boil, stirring gently as needed to dissolve sugar evenly; cook 30 seconds. Remove from heat; cool completely. Strain mixture through a sieve over a bowl; discard solids.
  2. Combine sugar mixture, gin, soda, and juice. Serve over ice. Garnish with verbena sprigs and lime slices, if desired.