About Kim Haasarud

Kim Haasarud is the founder of Liquid Architecture, a beverage consulting firm that creates specialty cocktails for clients including the Four Seasons Maui, Wyndham Worldwide Hotels, Moet Hennessy, and SKYY Spirits. She conceives her signature cocktails much as a chef would create a specialty dish, taking inspiration from market-fresh, high-quality ingredients. Her cocktails have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Wine Enthusiast, and Cosmopolitan, among other publications. @khaasarud

Pimm's Cup cocktail in a class with ice, slice of cucumber, on a flowered tray

Pimm’s Cup

The iconic summer cocktail. Gin. Lemonade. Ginger ale. Citrus. Cucumber. Mint. Yes, please.

Red Singapore Sling with gin, cherry brandy, Benedictine, and triple sec in a tall glass with a cheery and pineapple skewer

Singapore Sling

It doesn’t get much more retro or groovy than this turn-of-the-century cocktail. Gin, cherry brandy, sweet and sour fruit juices, and club soda make for an easy, not-too-intoxicating sipper.