Pimm’s Cup Cocktail

Pimms Cup CocktailThis refreshing drink gets most of its flavor from Pimm’s No. 1, a gin-based aperitif with fruit juices and spices. Cucumber spears make a crunchy garnish.Yield: Makes 4 servings

INGREDIENTS

‚Ä¢ 3/4¬† cup¬† Pimm’s No. 1
• 2  cups  ginger ale, chilled
• 1 1/3  cups  sparkling water, chilled
• 4  lemon slices
• 1  medium cucumber, halved lengthwise and cut into 4 spears

PREPARATION

Fill 4 tall (12-ounce) glasses with ice cubes.

Pour 3 tablespoons Pimm’s into each glass. Pour 1/2 cup ginger ale and 1/3 cup sparkling water into each glass; stir to combine. Garnish each serving with 1 lemon slice and 1 cucumber spear. Serve immediately.

Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Lydia DeGaris-Pursell
Source: Cooking Light, AUGUST 2004

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