Classic Pimm's Cup
1 ¼ oz (38 ml) Pimm's No. 1
½ oz (15ml) gin (juniper/citrus/fruity)
3 slices of crushed cucumber
4 crushed raspberries
3 oz (90 ml) ginger beer
Cucumber and mint (for garnish)
In a shaker, mash the raspberries and cucumber.
Add the alcohols and mix with ice.
Strain through a fine sieve into a glass filled with ice.
Add the ginger beer.
Garnish with cucumber and a sprig of fresh mint.
About our Classic Pimm's Cup
Very popular in England during the summer (where it is nicknamed "summer cup"), it is often topped with lemonade and fruit. Made with Pimm's No. 1, an English gin-based spirit first produced in 1823 by James Pimm, this cocktail is by far the perfect patio companion.