BartenderOne instructional videos presents how to cut a citrus wheel. Citrus wheels are generally used for fashion rather than function. By cutting a wheel instead of a wedge, you end up with a good looking garnish, without getting any of the juice of the lime in the cocktail.
BartenderOne instructional videos presents how to cut a lime garnish.
When cutting a lime garnish, you want to make sure that you cut the lime into eight equal wedges. In addition, you want to ensure that each wedge has a slit in the centre so it will sit nicely on the rim of the glass.