Royal warrant holder and drinks maker, Pimm’s is a British liqueur that sparks fond memories of summer fun for many Brits. Made from a secret gin recipe infused with caramelised orange, warming spices and herbal botanicals, this drink is best served with a refreshing mixer, a selection of sliced fruits, ice and mint leaves.
It is particularly popular as a refreshment at Wimbledon tournaments, summer parties, and of course, British picnics!
- Place a few ice cubes in a glass and pour one part Pimm’s to two or three parts ginger ale/lemonade, depending on the desired strength.
- Add a slice of cucumber, lemon, orange and strawberries, as well as mint leaves.
- Gently stir the cocktail and enjoy!
This recipe can also be used in bigger portions to create a sharing pitcher.
Rodda's suggests a Pimm's jellied version (allow 1 packet of gelatin for each 500 ml liquid, or according to package directions); allow to set in Mason jars and serve with a spoonful of clotted cream.
Photo above: Pixabay/MSCOMM. Recipe: VisitBritain
Photo below: Wibbly Wobbly Wimbledon Pimm's Jelly - Arlo&Jacob House & Garden
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