This gin-based beverage is a fresh take on England's classic Pimm's Cup cocktail. The recipe yields five servings, so it's ideal for entertaining as well. Ingredients:7.5oz Bombay Sapphire gin4oz Pimm's1oz lemon juice7.5oz ginger ale10 mint sprigs10 cucumber slices5 orange wheels6 strawberries Directions:Build with ice in punch bowl and stir. Recipe courtesy of Bombay Sapphire
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The author and bartender Gary Regan revised the recipe for this Prohibition-era cocktail to prevent the strong flavor of the Goldwasser (a herbaceous liqueur) from overpowering the gin. The flecks of gold in the liqueur make this a particularly festive cocktail. (Photo: Davide Luciano for The New York Times)