Emeril's Pimms Cup

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 5 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Yield: 1 serving
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2 fresh basil leaves

1/4 ounce (1 1/2 teaspoons) simple syrup

1 1/2 ounces (3 tablespoons) ginger beer

1 ounce (2 tablespoons) pink grapefruit juice

2 ounces (1/4 cup) Pimm's No. 1

Basil leaf, cucumber and fresh ginger slices, for garnish


  1. In a cocktail shaker, add 2 basil leaves and gently muddle. Add the simple syrup, ginger beer and pink grapefruit juice and a few ice cubes. Swirl to mix.
  2. Fill a highball glass with ice and add the Pimm's No. 1. Strain the cocktail shaker contents into a glass. Garnish the drink with fresh basil leaf, cucumber and fresh ginger slices and serve.