Drinking with Dear Wendy: Pimm’s Cup

Pimm’s Cup

1 Persian cucumber, thinly sliced
1 Cup Pimm’s
2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
1/2 cup Fever Tree ginger beer
Sliced seasonal fruit like: lemons, oranges, strawberries, and rhubarb

Muddle half the cucumber in a cocktail shaker, add the Pimm’s, lemon juice, and some ice. Cover and shake, shake, shake. Strain into two ice-filled, chilled glasses, about 3/4 full. Top with ginger beer and stuff with fruit and additional half of the cucumber. Amaze and be amazed.


  1. Bittergaymark says:

    Yum. Sounds and looks delightful!
    It’s August — so I fled home to my family cabin up in Minnesota where fresh mint grows wild on our beach and using berries from our patch I make Raspberry Mojitos nightly. My Dad is hooked! Now if I could just miraculously grow limes up here…

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