Pimm's Cup

Pimm's Cup Cocktail

Base Spirit: Liqueurs

Type: Classics

Served: On the Rocks

Preparation: Stirred

Strength: Light

Difficulty: Simple

Flavor Profile: Fruity/Citrus-forward, Sweet

About the Pimm's Cup Cocktail

This quintessential British summertime drink is filled with fruit.

Ingredients in the Pimm's Cup Cocktail

  • 2 oz Pimm’s No. 1
  • 3 oz Sprite, 7Up or ginger ale
  • 1 or 2 Cucumber slices
  • 1 Strawberry, hulled and cut into quarters
  • Half an orange slice
  • 1 Lemon slice
  • 6 Mint leaves

Glass: Highball

How to make the Pimm's Cup Cocktail

Add all the ingredients to a highball glass filled with ice and stir to combine. (To mix things up a bit, you can replace the Sprite, 7Up or ginger ale with Champagne.)

Watch Liquor.com advisory board member H. Joseph Ehrmann make a proper Pimm’s Cup in our How to Cocktail video.

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