Wimbledon spectators drink ten to fifteen thousand Pimm’s Cups every day. Americans often make the low-alcohol cocktail with Sprite or 7-Up, but Greg Best opts for the British way, using bitter lemon soda for “the perfect balance between sweet and tart.” Slideshow: British (and British-Inspired) Drinks 

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Yield:
makes 1 drink
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Fill a chilled collins glass with ice. Add the Pimm’s and lemon soda and stir well. Garnish with the lemon wedge, apple slice and cucumber spear.

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Notes

Schweppes and Fever-Tree make high-quality, widely available bitter lemon sodas.

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