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Pimm’s Cup for Wimbledon

I adore drinking Pimm’s in the summer. It’s fabulous to drink while watching Wimbledon, on a picnic, or at a summer party.–Clodagh McKenna

LC Pimm's for Every One and Every Occasion Note

Never has there been a more worthy use for arithmetic than crunching the numbers in the ingredient list below to make more than a single serving of this lovely summer sipper. Because trust us, you’ll want to make a sufficient amount to fill a pitcher, not just a measly glassful. Figure 1/4 cup Pimm’s per person—correction, per serving. For those who have yet to experience Pimm’s, it’s a memorable, if inimitable, gin-based liqueur infused with citrus and spice. This recipe is simply the classic Pimm’s Cup made suitable for Wimbledon with—can you guess it?—fresh strawberries.

Pimm’s Cup for Wimbledon Recipe

  • Quick Glance
  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • Serves 1

Ingredients

  • 1 part Pimm’s
  • 1 slice of orange
  • 1 slice of lemon
  • 2 slices cucumber
  • 1 strawberry, sliced
  • Sprig of fresh mint
  • Ice cubes
  • 3 parts lemon or lemon-lime soda

Directions

  • 1. Pour the Pimm’s into a large pitcher or glass.
  • 2. Toss in all of the fruit and the mint. Add the ice cubes and top it off with the soda.
  • 3. Stir just a little and start sipping.
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