Habanero Lemonade Carbonated Pimms Cup

By abuck
August 18, 2009

Author Notes: i met up with 'A Razor, A Shiny Knife' in brooklyn a while back, this was my contribution to the experienceabuck

Serves: 10


habanero simple syrup

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 habanero pepper quartered

the cocktail

  • 1 batch habanero simple syrup
  • 15-20 lemons, juiced
  • 1 bottle of pimms


habanero simple syrup

  1. place all ingredients in the saucepan over medium high heat and stir until the sugar has dissolved and it has come to a boil.
  2. Turn the heat down to lowand simmer for 15 minutes.
  3. Cool on counter or in fridge/freezer, strain out habanero, then store.

the cocktail

  1. Habanero lemonade- Make the habanero lemonade by combining the ingredients at a 1:1:3 ratio. (simple syrup/lemon juice/water)
  2. Cocktail- Mix up a batch of the cocktail at 1:2-3 ratio (pimms to habanero lemonade).
  3. Carbonate- Inject the soda bottle with pressurized CO2 for about 15 seconds while shaking. Note: this drink is also delicious without carbonation.
  4. Serve- Serve over ice with cucumber slices.

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