Lynn's Cup

“This mocktail was a collaborative effort between a ‘slightly dehydrated’ barkeep and a pregnant woman,” says Greg Best. It’s light, delicate and similar in appearance to a Pimm’s Cup, but prettier—pink-hued and flecked with bits of strawberry, basil and cucumber. Slideshow: Delicious Mocktails 

1 drink


  • 2 cucumber wheels

  • 1 strawberry, sliced

  • 5 basil leaves

  • Ice

  • 1 ounce fresh lemon juice

  • 1 ounce chilled Earl Grey syrup (3/4 ounce brewed Earl Grey tea mixed with 1 1/2 tablespoons sugar)

  • 4 ounces chilled ginger ale

  • 1 lemon twist and 1 mint sprig, for garnish


  1. In a chilled collins glass, muddle the cucumber, strawberry and basil. Add ice and the lemon juice, Earl Grey syrup and ginger ale; stir well. Garnish with the lemon twist and mint sprig.

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