Pimm's Cup

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Pimm's Cup

Description

A thirst-quenching, supremely summery drink (in England, it's a must at cricket matches), Pimm's Cup mixes lemony soda (or ginger ale), fruit, cucumbers, mint, and a fortifying shot of gin. Pimm's No. 1, a gin-based drink, was invented in 1823 by James Pi

Ingredients

  • 1 Persian cucumber (see Notes) or one 3-in.-long piece English cucumber, washed and sliced
  • 2 cups Pimm's No. 1 (see Notes)
  • 2 lemons, cut into half-moons
  • 2 oranges, cut into half-moons
  • 4 cups Sprite or other lemon-lime soda
  • 6 to 8 large sprigs mint, crushed gently, plus a few loose leaves

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  • Yield
  • Makes 8 drinks (serving size: 1 drink)

Instructions

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