Pimm's No.1 Cup

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Bottle size: 70cl
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alc./vol: 25%

Proof: 50°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: Unaged

Product of: Product of United Kingdom United Kingdom

James Pimm is usually credited with creating this quintessentially English summertime thirst-quencher. He began trading as a shellfish-monger in 1823-4 on London's Lombard Street, before moving to nearby number 3 Poultry, also in the heart of the City. There he established Pimm's Oyster Warehouse.

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Sampled on 23/06/2017

Appearance:

Clear, dark reddy-brown amber.

Aroma:

Watered down and spiced (cinnamon) cola with orange zest, freshly roasted coffee and complex herbal aromas.

Taste:

Bittersweet, orangey, herbal and mildly bitter with camomile, cinnamon, star anise, dark liquorice, chocolate and rootyness.

Aftertaste:

Slightly bitter with lingering liquorice, rooty and herbal notes. Long lingering cola and rooty bitterness.

Overall:

Reminiscent of an Italian amaro. Mix with lemonade or ginger ale to make a classic Pimm's Cup but also consider as a bittersweet cocktail ingredient.

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Product Information

Barcode UPC: 5 010262 070074
Bottle Size: 700 ml
Closure: Screw / Stelvin cap

Barcode UPC: 5 010262 100030
Bottle Size: 700 ml

Composition

Energy: 172Kcal/100ml

More about Pimm's No. 1 Cup

Produced by: Cameronbridge Gin Distillery
Owned by: Diageo plc
UK distribution by: Diageo Great Britain

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