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lime wheel

Type

Garnishes

Description

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.

Flavor

lime citrus

Availability

Generally available.

Usage examples

This ingredient appears in 159 recipes in CocktailDB.
pictureRum Coconut Fizz
pictureSloe Lime Frappe
pictureMamie's Sister
pictureFallen Angel
pictureMobile Mule
pictureHavana Club Rickey

Museum of the American Cocktail
Tales of the Cocktail 2006
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