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