The problem with Pimms: my search for the perfect summer cocktail

When it comes to boozing in the sun, avoid anything too strong, too colourful or deceptively fruity and look to the past for inspiration In James Bond to the world, the hero ruminates at length about the perfect outdoor cocktail, by which he means summer cocktail. Ill paraphrase wildly, adding injunctions of my own, since so much of Bonds alcohol preference is related to his masculinity. Worrying about the size of your dick while youre deciding on cocktails is the surest way to end up drunk. So, its summer: nothing too strong because youll be dehydrated; nothing too wussy or fruity because they go down too easily; nothing too boring because this will likely be your main taste experience of …