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Perch Pimm’s Cup


½ ounce simple syrup

2 thick slices cucumber

1 orange slice

1 lemon wedge

1 lime wedge

1¼ ounces Pimm’s No.1

¾ ounce Hendrick’s gin

½ ounce lime juice

½ ounce fresh orange juice

Good-quality ginger ale


Pour simple syrup in the pint glass side of a Boston shaker. In same glass, add 1 cucumber slice with orange, lemon, and lime wedges, then muddle. Add rest of ingredients, shake well, then pour over ice into a Collins glass. Garnish with remaining cucumber slice.