How to Make an Ivy Gimlet. The Ivy is one of the hottest restaurants in Los Angeles, a "who's who" hotspot which attracts celebrities and paparazzi alike. They are famous for their Ivy Gimlet drink. Here is the recipe for this celebration libation.
Crush the mint leaves in your shaker (or bar glass) with the pestle.
Combine ice, 1 shot vodka, 1/2 shot simple syrup and a dash of lime juice into the shaker.
Cap your shaker and give it a good shaking for about 15 seconds.
Pour the drink into a chilled martini glass.
Garnish the drink with a fresh mint sprig. Serve, relax and enjoy. In just a few quick steps, you have learned how to make the Ivy Gimlet recipe at home. But watch out, the paparazzi might be right outside your door.