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Author Notes: If you’re looking for something a little more wide awake, add two squeezes of lemon. If you lean sweeter, toss your berries in a slick of honey before you muddle them. If it’s booze you’re after, you can replace a measure of your Pimm’s with gin. I don’t, because the point of a Pimm’s cup is not to make a man out of you. But it’s open if you are.
You’ll want to double strain, lest you end up with something closer to a smoothie than a cocktail. And you’ll want to go all out with your garnishes. It's summer; your glass should look precisely like a circus. —Kenzi Wilbur
- A palmful of mint leaves
- 2 fingers’ worth of cucumber (about two 1/2-inch thick slices)
- 1 large or 2 medium strawberries
- 2 ounces Pimm’s No. 1
- 1 large squeeze of lemon (up to a 1/2 ounce)
- Best quality ginger ale
- Add the mint, cucumber slices, and strawberry to the bottom of the shaker, and muddle with a muddler or the handle of a sturdy wooden spoon. Pour in the Pimm’s No. 1, then the squeeze of lemon. Fill shaker with ice, and shake for a good ten seconds.
- Double strain into a Collins glass filled with ice, and top with ginger ale. Garnish with a cucumber slice and a sprig of mint.
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