Pimm's for Pros

A Pimm's Cup, so light, so airy, so ideal for daytime drinking. Leave it to the boys at the Wayland in the East Village to tweak the classic recipe and transform it into a vehicle for one punched-up evening of quaffing. Hardened with a backbone of rye, the Pimm's and ginger ale take the backseat.

Recipe adapted from The Wayland, New York City, NY

Pimm's For Pros
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Pimm's for Pros adapted from The Wayland
Servings
1
drink
Ingredients
  • Ice
  • 1¼ ounces rye whiskey, preferably Rittenhouse
  • ½ ounce Pimm's
  • 1 ounce fresh lemon juice
  • 1 ounce simple syrup
  • 2 ounces ginger ale
  • Angostura bitters
  • Slices of cucumber and sprig of mint for garnish
Directions
  1. In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, combine rye whiskey, Pimm's, lemon juice and simple syrup. Shake well and strain into a Collins glass filled with fresh ice. Top with the ginger ale, add a few dashes of bitters and garnish with the cucumber slices and mint sprig. Serve. To see more of our 2012 Best Cocktail recipes, click here.
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