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Friday, April 29, 2011

Pimm's Cup

We're having an English breakfast with our neighbors down the hall tomorrow morning while watching DVR'd coverage of the Royal Wedding. Although usually reserved for Wimbledon, I couldn't think of a better libation than the time-honored Pimm's Cup to serve! My mixologist friend Stephanie Schneider, owner-operator of Huckleberry Bar in Williamsburg offered up her recipe and I am more than pleased to present it here on Evenings With Peter. I've already made the simple syrup and just can't wait to start juicing that ginger!

Pimm's Cup
Makes 1 drink
2 oz. Pimm's
5 slices muddled cucumbers (seeds removed)
2 dashes Angostura bitters
1 oz. fresh lemon juice
1 oz. simple syrup, a 1:1 ratio of water and sugar or perhaps 2:1
1/2 oz. ginger juice, peeled ginger put in a juicer

Add ingredients into a shaker and throw in a fistful of ice. Shake, pour into a highball glass and tie one on while toasting to yet another SOB who has tied the knot. Cheers!

Thanks to for the gorgeous pic!

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