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Pimm’s Cup Cocktail

August 5, 2022

Happy Friday! I have been working in the yard and have been dreaming of this cocktail all day long! It’s Friday night and it's time for a refreshing cocktail! A Pimm's Cup is a perfect one for this hot summer night! And it's a perfect cocktail to kick off the weekend!

In England, they serve a Pimm's Cup at Wimbledon just as we serve Mint Juleps at the Kentucky Derby. Pimm's No. 1 is a gin based liqueur that tastes like fruit and spices. Adding the mint, lemon, lime, strawberries, cucumber and ginger ale to it makes it such a light and refreshing summer cocktail! You will love it!

Pimm’s Cup Cocktail

(Makes one cocktail)



2 oz. Pimm's No. 1 Liqueur

Dash of sour mix (optional)

3 oz. ginger ale or lemon lime soda

6 mint leaves

2 or 3 thin slices of cucumber

1 strawberry, sliced thinly

1 half lemon slice

1 half orange slice

  1. Fill the glass with ice and add the cucumber, fruit and mint.

  2. Pour in the Pimm's No. 1 Liqueur and soda. I prefer the taste of ginger ale with this to make it less sweet.

  3. Give this cocktail a good stir and serve with a straw.

This cocktail also makes a lovely drink to serve at a party in a large pitcher. Everyone always loves this drink on a hot summer’s day!

My favorite part is eating the Pimm's soaked fruit and cucumber after the cocktail is finished. So yummy and refreshing! Cheers to you all! Have a wonderful weekend!

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