Sage French Gimlet

Sage French Gimlet

With just three ingredients this might be one of the easiest fancy-pants drink you can make. When I think about bougie bridal showers, or ladies-who-lunch lunches, I think of the French Gimlet. Pinky up is a must with this drink. However the minute you add Art in the Age's Sage, it suddenly becomes acceptable for all occasions and adds a touch of masculinity. Put down your pinky, pick up a bottle Art in the Age's Sage and make yourself this Sage French Gimlet stat because it's good. Damn good. Put your pinky down good. Did I mention this Sage French Gimlet has only three ingredients and is all kinds of refreshing? Combine Sage (Gin), St. Germaine, and freshly squeezed lime juice and you've got class in a glass. Done. I'll take two.

P.S. Happy Pau Hana Friday. I'm currently in NY, eating my weight in doughnuts, macarons, pizza, guzzling bottle of wine, and such but I thought it necessary to share this cocktail with all of you before things get too crazy over here!!

P.S.S. Art in the Age is a super rad company taking a different, more historic approach to making spirits and drawing inspiration from the pre- (pre-, pre-) prohibition era. Sage, is a good example as it's an homage to the "garden spirits" of Thomas Jefferson's time. Moses and I found Art in the Age during a recent visit to one of our favorite new liquor stores, Silverlake Liquor Shop, and I have to admit, I'm kind of obsessed.

Sage French Gimlet

Makes one serving


  • 2 oz. SAGE (gin)
  • 1 oz. St. Germaine 
  • 0.5 oz. freshly squeeze lime juice
  • 1  lime round


  • Cocktail shaker
  • 0.5 oz. and 1 oz. jigger
  • Ice
  • Cocktail glass
  • Strainer


  1. Add SAGE, St. Germaine, and lime juice to cocktail shaker and fill shaker with ice.
  2. Shake and strain into cocktail glass. 
  3. Garnish with lime round.
  4. Serve and enjoy. Happy Pau Hana Friday!
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