Pimm's Cup #21

Pimm's Cup #21
Pimm's Cup 21
Inspired by our list of Friday cocktails, bartender Michael Neff noticed that bitter flavors were prominent, as were fizzy drinks made with fresh fruit and herbs. To that end, he created a modified Pimm's Cup, using Cynar to add a bit more bitter tang and ginger beer for spice. Fresh fruit and herbs round out the (almost) traditional summer refresher.Matt Taylor-Gross

Inspired by our list of Friday cocktails, bartender Michael Neff noticed that bitter flavors were prominent, as were fizzy drinks made with fresh fruit and herbs. To that end, he created a modified Pimm's Cup, using Cynar to add a bit more bitter tang and ginger beer for spice. Fresh fruit and herbs round out the (almost) traditional summer refresher.

Pimm's Cup #21
A modified Pimm's Cup with Cynar for a bitter tang and ginger beer for spice from bartender Michael Neff.
Yield: makes one cocktail

Ingredients

  • 1 12 oz. Pimm's #1
  • 12 oz. Cynar
  • 14 oz. fresh lime juice
  • 3 strawberry slices
  • 2 cucumber wheels
  • 1 lime wheel
  • 12 cup ginger beer
  • 12 cup lemon-lime soda
  • 1 sprig mint

Instructions

  1. Combine Pimm's, Cynar, lime juice, strawberry slices, cucumber wheels, and lime in a collins glass and stir gently; add ginger beer, soda, and ice. Garnish with a mint sprig.