The Slanted Door * San FranciscoThis drink is an approximation of the original Pimm's No. 1 Cup, a recipe invented in the 1840s by James Pimm, who became famous for the bottled cocktails he sold at his oyster bar in London. Classic Cocktail Recipes
In a pitcher, combine the House Fruit Cup and lemon juice. Cover and refrigerate until chilled, at least 2 hours. Stir and pour into 8 ice-filled pilsner glasses. Stir 1 ounce ginger beer and 3 ounces sparkling wine into each drink and garnish with a basil sprig, orange twist and cucumber spear.