This long refreshing fruity cocktail mimics the characteristics of a Pimm's Cup but with the punch and fullness flavour, reminiscent of distant decades
Perhaps Pimm's chose the number '2' for the Scotch whisky based version of their summer cup because it was the second best – Scotch is certainly one
There's a splash of cola in this fruit cup and the classic marriage of rum and cola sings out in this flavoursome summery, almost tropical, fruit cup.
Whisky works brilliantly in a fruit cup, arguably even better than gin. The spice and robustness of American rye whiskey adds a pleasing backbone to this
While some struggle to appreciate mezcal- its robust, slightly smoky character adds depth and complexity to this delicious summery cocktail.
Pisco (and Peruvian bitters) add a distinctive south American touch to this summery drink. Ripe grape notes emerge and add to the drink's citrussy fruitiness.
The crisp dry apple freshness that calvados brings to this fruity long drink makes it one of the best base spirits in a fruit cup.
Despite being in a relatively small proportion to all the other ingredients in this summery cocktail, tequila's distinctive notes shine through in the
A fruit cup is just not as fruity when made with any other spirit – yes cachaça is distilled from fermented sugar cane juice rather than fruit, but
Aged rum's sweet notes add a richness to this flavoursome fruit punch, seemingly adding tropical fruitiness.
Arguably, when numbering my fruit cups, I left the best till last. (I skipped number 16 because the number 7 so befits a Tennessee whiskey-based cocktail).
Passion fruit, gin, wine and ginger ale all combine well in this fruity, yet dry, refreshing drink.
Faintly smoky malty Scotch and subtly sweet ginger are flavours that are simply made for each other. Simple but delicious.
As a traveling bartender, I would like to pay homage to my roots in Honolulu, Hawaii. To do so, I am recognising my status with the name: The Haole (Hawaiian
Cognac works well in this fruit cup, rounding the other ingredients to present as a more harmonious blend when compared to the same recipe made with gin.
Vodka's clean neutrality allows the fruity flavours in this summery cocktail to shine. Of the original line-up of seven different Pimm's spirit bases,
Given the use of genever and orange curaçao, this cocktail should be named Dutch Fruit Cup. Genever's sweet maltiness adds a bready character to this
All whiskies seem to work well in this fruit cup recipe – bourbon's richness rounds rather than heightens the drink.
The sweet honeyed spice notes of Scottish liqueur combine harmoniously with the gentle acidity of the wine, lengthened and freshened with ginger ale.
Perhaps this would more aptly be named the Alpine Cup. No matter, it's a true Summer Cup in style, well-balanced and refreshing any season of the year.
Easy drinking, fruity, summery and gin laced with caramel vermouth freshened by zesty orange.
A Pink Gin & Ginger would also be a fitting name for this tasty alternative to a Gin & Tonic.
Absinthe and ginger ale combine well in this refreshing highball.
Irish Whiskey and ginger ale with a couple of squeezes of lime. The hint of lime takes the sweet edge of the ginger ale to produce a light and refreshing
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