Journey back to 19th Century Britain with this refreshing summer cooler.
Note that if you decide to use sparkling water, add 3/4 oz. of simple syrup to the mixture before shaking.
Place cucumber in a shaker and muddle thoroughly. Add Pimm's, lemon juice, and gin (and simple syrup, if using). Add ice and shake vigorously. Pour into a tall glass over ice, garnish with slices of cucumber and lemon. Top with lemonade, ginger ale, sparkling water. Garnish with a lemon wheel.
Photos by Lisa Denkinger
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