Highball: Pimm’s Cup

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Hello, I hope you are having a lovely weekend!

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During the dreamy and serene past weekends, I indulged in rereading The Great Gatsby… I became enthralled by the idea and charm of simple classic cocktails constantly mentioned in the novel: the Highball.

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Served in an Old Fashioned or Highball glass, the Pimm’s Cup is by far one of my favorite-if not my favorite- Highball.

Here’s how to make it

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-Pimm’s No. 1 is a gin-based liqueur with a wonderful dark hue and delicious orange, molasses, and spicy notes.

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Ingredients:

1 1/2 oz. Pimm’s No. 1 *
1 slice of cucumber, cut lengthwise about 1 cm thick
1 mint sprig
lime or lemon wedge
ginger ale **
ice

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In an old fashioned or highball glass add desired amount of Pimm’s No. 1, ice, ginger ale, and some drops of lime juice. Garnish with cucumber, mint sprig, and lemon wedge.

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Enjoy!

* Make it as strong or as light as you wish, this is just a guideline.
** Normally made with 7-up, but I believe the gingery taste of ginger ale pairs beautifully with the spicy notes of Pimm’s No. 1
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2 Comments Add yours

  1. Ana says:

    Looks refreshing. Can’t wait to try it!

    1. Kitchenani says:

      Soon, very soon :)

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