How to Make a Pimm’s Cup Cocktail

The Pimm’s Cup is another exciting drink from the list of cocktails that are preferred for drinking specific distilled spirit. You will find numerous admirers of Pimm’s Cup around the world, but it is a huge hit in the Southern part of England.

The major ingredients involve Pimms No. 1 and lemonade. Pimm’s No.1 is basically a “gin based spirit that gives flavour of fruits and spice.” With the addition of lemonade, the sharp taste of this mixture enhances further and makes the drink eventually turn it into a stimulating one. Aside from these two main ingredients, you can also vary the Pimm’s Cup Cocktail by replacing lemonade with club or lemon-lime soda.

To learn about the complete ingredients and recipe of Pimm’s Cup Cocktail, see this guide and make your own cocktail.

Preparation Time: 5 minutes

Serving Size: 01

Utensils: Collins Glass & Stirrer


– 2 oz Pimms No. 1
– 3 oz lemonade
– Cucumber slice for garnish
– Lemon wedge / mint / lime wedge / orange slice / apple slice, for garnish (optional)
– Ice


  • 1

    Take a little ice and fill up the Collins glass with it.

  • 2

    Pour lemonade and Pimms No. 1 in that glass after filling it with ice.

  • 3

    Then, stir and shake it at the same time.

  • 4

    Pour the mixture of club soda or sweeter cocktail (if you prefer) on the top.

  • 5

    Add lemon-lime soda or sprite afterwards and lightly stir it without shaking too much.

  • 6

    Take a few slices of cucumber, few sprigs of mint (optional) and lemon wedge in order to garnish this cocktail. Make sure that you garnish this drink with lots of fruits like lemons, oranges, apples etc in order to bring out the fruit flavour from Pimms No. 1.

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