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Pimm's Cooler

Pimm's Cooler

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Pimm

Ingredients

  1. 2 mint sprigs
    2 lemon slices
    2 orange slices
    1 cucumber wheel, 1 cucumber spear and 1 cucumber ribbon (optional)
    1 strawberry, halved
    3/4 ounce fresh lemon juice
    Ice
    2 ounces Pimm's No. 1 (English gin-based aperitif)
    1/2 ounce Creole Shrub or Grand Marnier
    3 ounces chilled ginger beer*

Directions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, muddle the leaves of 1 mint sprig with 1 lemon slice, 1 orange slice, the cucumber wheel, half of the strawberry and the lemon juice.
  2. Add ice and the Pimm's and Creole Shrubb. Shake well and strain into an ice-filled pilsner glass.
  3. Stir in the ginger beer and garnish with the remaining mint sprig, lemon slice, orange slice, cucumber spear, cucumber ribbon and strawberry half.

Makes 1 drink.


*If you can't find ginger beer, use ginger ale.

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