Habanero Lemonade Carbonated Pimms Cup

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

Ingredients

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
In This Recipe

Directions

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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