Channel the warm weather with this bright, colorful gin-infused cocktail.
Last month’s Supper Club theme was New Orleans/Mardi Gras. We hosted, so in addition to our main courses, we needed to find a delicious libation to bring to the mix.
Enter Pimm’s Cup.
I’ve been wanting to try a Pimm’s Cup cocktail for years now, but never had occasion to do so. I was really intrigued by this recipe over on Serious Eats for infusing your own Pimm’s No. 1, but time got away from me, so I picked up a bottle from the liquor store.
The rich color of Pimm’s No. 1 comes from infusing gin with herbal botanicals, caramelized orange and delicate spices.
Gin and fruit go so beautifully together, so it’s no wonder that this cocktail is delicious. I love a good cucumber gin, so the addition of fresh cucumber to this cocktail is really a thing of beauty.
Plus, who doesn’t love a cocktail that comes with lots of delicious, edible, booze-soaked garnishes?
This cocktail was incredibly refreshing and made us all long for a day of fun in the sun. Plus, it just looked soooo pretty.
And I love any cocktail that’s easy to make in a big ol’ pitcher for easier entertaining. I’ll definitely be making this one again!