Classic Pimm’s- With a twist!

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The British classic Pimm’s is always a hit during the summer months, whether you’re enjoying it in the sun, during a family BBQ or sipping it court side at Wimbledon!

There’s so many ways to enjoy Pimm’s, such as the classic recipe, with lemonade and fruit, or even something a little bit more exciting! Here are a few quirky recipes to try with the gin-based tipple:

Pink Pimm’s

A pomegranate twist on the classic Pimm’s. Refreshing, fruity and perfect for a weekend tipple!

Preparation time: 5 minutes

Serves: 6


12 strawberries, hulled and sliced

300ml Pimm’s No. 1 Cup

300ml Soda water

600ml pomegranate juice drink

Mint sprigs, to garnish


  1. Half-fill a jug with plenty of ice cubes. Empty the strawberry slices into the jug and pour in the Pimm’s, soda and pomegranate juice. Stir and garnish with mint sprigs.

Pimm’s Royale

A deliciously fruity pre-dinner drink with added fizz!

Preparation time: 5 minutes

Serves: 1


25ml Pimm’s Strawberry with a hint of mint

75ml Champagne



  1. Measure 25ml Pimm’s Strawberry with a Hint of Mint and pour into a champagne flute.
  2. Slowly top up with 75ml champagne.
  3. Garnish with a strawberry.

Cranberry Pimm’s

Pimm’s with a delicious fruity finish.

Preparation time: 5 minutes

Serves: 4-6


Ice cubes

375ml Pimm’s No.1

100ml gin

1l sparkling lemonade, chilled

200ml cranberry juice

1 lemon, sliced

Mint leaves

Fresh berries


  1. Fill one quarter of a large jug with ice cubes. Pour in the Pimm’s, gin, lemonade and cranberry juice, and stir well.
  2. Add the lemon, mint and berries. Stir and serve.


Pick up your Pimm’s No. 1 Cup 70cl & Pimm’s Strawberry with a hint of mint 70cl for only £12 each* in your local Midcounties Co-operative food store.

Terms and conditions

*Pictures for illustration purposes only. Offers available from selected stores only. Varieties as stocked. All offers subject to availability whilst stocks last. See in store for details. It is an offence to sell alcohol to anyone under the age of 18. Alcohol only available in licensed stores. Offers available until 14th August 2017 unless otherwise stated. Prices correct at time of blog creation on 4th August 2017.


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