How to Create the Perfect Pimms Cup
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Right! What's Pimms?
From monkeyboy to PandaWhale:
Gin, citrus juices, liqueur, and "secret spices"
The exact recipe is a secret and is supposedly know by only 6 people in the world....a little bit of trivia for you is that there used to be several versions of Pimms:
Pimms #1 cup - based on gin
Pimms #2 cup - based on whiskey
Pimms # 3 cup - based on brandy
Pimms # 4 cup - based on rum
Pimms # 5 cup - based on rye
Pimms # 6 cup - based on vodka (this is the only one besides # 1 that is still produced)
What got me hooked on Pimms is the "Pimms Cup" a terrific cocktail for a hot summer day. It consists of:
1 shot Pimms
4 shots lemonade
1 splash of club soda
Serve in a tall glass with ice and garnish with a wedge of Cucumber
Remember that Pimms is only 50 proof so you can have a few of these without getting into too much trouble...
Wikipedia also has a good article on Pimms at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pimm's
Thank you monkeyboy! How is Pimms only 50 proof with that many kinds of booze?
Oh, I see, it's kind of like Soju.