Pimm's Cup Cocktail
A summer classic from the civilized people of the United Kingdom
- 1 bottle Pimm's No. 1 Cup
- 1 bottle sparkling lemonade or ginger ale
- sliced cucumber (not optional) and citrus and/or assorted berries and stone fruit
- sprigs of mint
Play a game of croquet or involve yourself somehow in a polo match, sailing regatta, or Wimbledon).
Retire to the lawn, veranda, or gazebo. (A stoop or black-tar rooftop will do.)
Fill a pitcher with ice, add a 50/50 mixture of Pimm’s and sparkling lemonade or ginger ale, and stir together with sliced cucumber and fruit.
Hello, I make that Pimm’s O’Clock! Serve with salty snacks and suddenly that dank back alley you call your “outdoor space” is the Garden at the Goring Hotel. Cheers!