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Pimm’s is without a doubt the quintessential British summer drink. No picnic, or sunny day in a beer garden is complete without a jug or five of this fabulously fruity concoction. However this fab favourite of mine is impossible to find in Korea, probably due to the insane amount it would cost to import. Luckily Bulldogs opened its doors last year and salvation was finally here, but it also got me thinking how easy it would be to make myself. With just 3 ingredients from your amply stocked liquor cabinet, Pimm’s can be yours all year long. Luckily I had a bottle tucked away under the sink (aka my liquor cabinet) that I’d bought on my last trip home and I did a taste comparison, the original is a wee bit sweeter but overall it’s not bad at all, and will certainly fool all of your friends if you don’t let them in on the secret!

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Ingredients

500mls of Gin

350mls of sweet vermouth (Martini Rosso)

200mls of Cointreau or Gran Marnier

150mls of Port (optional)

 

Directions 

1. Measure out all of the alcohol then mix together. You can then store this in a bottle with a lid for months.

2. To make a Pimm’s cocktail. Slice an orange, half a cucumber, and a handful of strawberries and put them into a jug. Add a handful of mint leaves then mix one part Pimm’s to 3 parts lemonade (Sprite). Give everything a good stir then serve in glasses over ice. Voilà Britain’s favourite summer treat.

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    • Mine too. The Martini Rossi they should have in most bottle shops, and I’ve even seen it some larger Emarts and Homeplus stores. The port again try the bottle shop, but it’s not 100% required.

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