With the Doctor Strange movie coming up, we dove into a Doctor Strange comic. Doctor Strange: The Oath, a self contained story, with a good dose of back-story.
- 2 oz Plymouth Gin
- 0.75 oz Lime Cordial
- 0.75 oz Lime Juice
Shake with ice and strain into a chilled coupe glass. Garnish with a lime wheel.
One theory is that the drink was named after British Royal Navy Surgeon Rear-Admiral Sir Thomas Gimlette KCB (1857-1943), who allegedly introduced this drink as a means of inducing his messmates to take lime juice as an anti-scurvy medication. (Lime and other citrus fruit have been used by the Royal Name for the prevention of scurvy since the mid-18th century.) However, neither his obituary notice in the Times, nor his entry in the Who was Who 1941-150 mentions this association.