Pimm's Lemon Mojito

[Photograph: Wes Rowe]

This Pimm's mojito from The Little Owl in New York gets added flavor from a muddled lemon half.

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Pimm's Lemon Mojito

About This Recipe

Yield:makes 1 cocktail
Active time:5 minutes
Total time:5 minutes
Special equipment:cocktails shaker, muddler
This recipe appears in: 7 Non-Pimm's Cup Cocktails to Make With Pimm's

Ingredients

  • 1 lemon half
  • 25 fresh mint leaves (from about 3 sprigs)
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 3 ounces Pimm's No. 1
  • Chilled club soda
  • Garnish: additional mint sprigs

Procedures

  1. 1

    Place lemon half, and sugar into cocktail shaker. Muddle to release lemon juice and oil. Add mint leaves and muddle gently, do not grind. Add Pimm's and fill shaker with ice.

  2. 2

    Shake until well chilled, about 15 seconds. Pour into Collins glass unstrained. Top with club soda and garnish with mint.

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