“A Pimm’s Cup is somewhat like a gumbo: there are probably countless recipes for it, and none of them are wrong.” — Roy Clark, The Haberdasher
1 tablespoon of cubed cucumber
1 1/2 ounces of Pimm’s No. 1
3/4 ounce of Cointreau
3/4 ounce of fresh lime juice
cucumber, to garnish
orange, to garnish
basil leaf, to garnish
1. Muddle cubed cucumber in a mixing glass
2. Add Pimm’s No. 1, Cointreau and fresh lime juice. Shake well.
3. Strain the mixture into a Collins’ glass with cracked ice. Top with ginger beer.
4. Garnish with cucumber, orange and a basil leaf. Makes 1 cocktail