Was anyone else crushed when you suddenly became too old to order a Shirley Temple? Like, all of a sudden, we know you're not old enough to order a real drink, but it's still inappropriate for you to order an artificially colored but oh-so-marvelous sugar bomb? Today, we right that wrong with an all grown up version of the children's classic in a sweet take on the traditional gimlet.
For one cocktail, shake with ice:
1.5 oz Gin
0.5 oz Grenadine
Juice from half a lime
Pour into martini or coupe glass and top with sparkling water.