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Pimm’s No.1

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Pimm’s No.1 is a long, deliciously dry but fruity concoction, with a gin base flavored with herbs. It was devised by James Pimm, a London restaurateur, in the late 19th century and was quite probably the original Gin Sling.

Pimm's No.1Ingredients:

1 measure Pimm’s No.1 lemonade

Strips of cucumber peel, sprigs of mint or borage, slices of orange and lemon,

To decorate.


  1. Fill a large chilled glass two-thirds with ice and pour in the Pimm’s.
  2. Top up with lemonade and stir gently.
  3. Dress with a twist of cucumber peel, a sprig of fresh mint and slices of orange and lemon.

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