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Pimm’s Cup

A traditional English summer time cocktail with Pimm's No 1, lemon, ginger beer and PLENTY of garnishes!
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time0 minutes
Total Time5 minutes
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: English
Servings: 2 drinks
Author: Gaby Dalkin


  • 1 lemon, thinly sliced
  • 1 Persian cucumber, thinly sliced
  • ½ cup strawberries, thinly sliced or quartered
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 3 ounces Pimm’s No. 1
  • 6 ounces Ginger Beer
  • Fresh mint and thyme to garnish


  • In a tall glass combine the sliced lemons, cucumber and strawberries.
  • Fill a cocktail shaker with about 1 cup of ice. Add the lemon juice and Pimm's No. 1 over the ice and secure the lid of the shaker. Shake for 20 seconds until chilled.
  • Add a few fresh ice cubes to the glass and then strain the mixture over the ice. Fill the remaining part of the glass with ginger beer. Garnish with the fresh mint and thyme and serve immediately.


Not familiar with Pimm's? Pimm’s is a gin-based liqueur with a deep red color that is flavored with ‘herbal botanicals,’ spices, and caramelized orange. It’s in the realm of a digestive if you ask me which means, you’re not going to feel bloated after a few!


Calories: 162kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 0.3g | Saturated Fat: 0.04g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.02g | Sodium: 9mg | Potassium: 188mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 47IU | Vitamin C: 56mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 1mg