'Pimm's' on Serious Eats

DIY vs. Buy: Should I Make My Own Pimm's?

I have to admit that the Pimm's Cup first got my attention because it's heavily garnished—sometimes with cucumbers or strawberries, other times with apples or orange slices. I'm a sucker for a cocktail that's also a snack. I take my Martinis with two olives when I am being polite in public and five when I make them at home. So it wasn't until my third Pimm's Cup that I bothered to ask the bartender what non-food items were in this magical drink. I was shocked that the answer was just "Pimm's and sparkling lemonade." More

It's Pimm's O'Clock: The Pimmlet

The problem with Pimm's is that it's indelibly connected with the Pimm's cup, and as much as I like that drink, there's a tiny voice in my head that kinda resents the fact that I enjoy sipping a cocktail flavored with strawberries and consumed at fancy-pants boat races. So I've recently started looking for slightly manlier ways to incorporate Pimm's into my life. More

Cocktails and Spirits with Paul Clarke: Pining for Pimm's

A gin-based spirit flavored with herbs and fruit, Pimm's is akin to a bottled punch. First introduced nearly 200 years ago, Pimm's was at one point produced in six varieties, each with a different base spirit. Today only Pimm's No. 1 remains in wide production; Pimm's Winter Cup, based on brandy, is seasonably available in the UK. More

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