It’s Pimm’s O’Clock

A refreshing summer drink, the Pimm’s Cup has been around since the mid 19th century.  James Pimm owner of an Oyster Bar in London created the Pimms House Cup around 1840. Served in pewter tankards the cocktail was a combination of herbs, fruits and gin and sold as a digestif. The House Cup later became…

Feel like making shrub!

An old trick in the cocktail trade, the shrub syrup goes as far back as Colonial America.  Sugar and vinegar were used to preserve fruit prior to the invention of refrigeration. Sweet and tart in flavor, the shrub can be added to soda water to make a refreshing beverage. Bartenders are using the shrub for its versatility and…