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lime wheel




Typically a wheel or wedge-shaped slice of lime, or a strip of lime peel (twist) used as a garnish. 1/2 of a lime with the fruit removed is known as a lime shell, and is a notable garnish in drinks such as the Moscow Mule. Lime is also the basis for juice, syrup, liqueur, and spirit used in drinks.


lime citrus


Generally available.

Usage examples

This ingredient appears in 159 recipes in CocktailDB.
pictureIndependence Swizzle
pictureJava Cooler
pictureRum & Coconut Cooler
pictureCurrier Cocktail
pictureSan Juan Sling
pictureMoscow Witch

Museum of the American Cocktail
Tales of the Cocktail 2006
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