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…

The Negroni Cocktail

The Negroni was created in Florence, Italy around 1919 at Caffé Casoni. Count Camillo Negroni was an Italian playboy for whom its name was given. Count Negroni would frequent the café and asked for something stronger than his usual Americano, a mix of sweet vermouth, Campari, and club soda with a twist of lemon. The bartender substituted…