£5.99 - 1L Bottle of Austins Summer Punch (PIMMS) INSTORE at ALDI
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£5.99 - 1L Bottle of Austins Summer Punch (PIMMS) INSTORE at ALDI

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Found 12th Apr 2014
A mate of mine informed me yesterday that Austins (Pimms) is back in ALDI and is £5.99 a bottle. They bring it out every spring/summer but it is usually only the 70cl bottle for this price. Good time to stock up for summer !! The website is showing £5.99 for 70cl but instore they are 1L. Found in Bolton and Chorley store's so far.
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1ltr bottles in Holdenhurst Road, Bournemouth BH8 @ £5.99
Will be getting this in shortly! Great alternative
ah the poor-man's pimms
never tried this is it any good? what percentage is it? and what mix ratio ie 1 part Austin to how many part lemonade ?

i shop at Aldi sometimes and i think i will pick a bottle or 2 up this weekend.
itsmearron

never tried this is it any good? what percentage is it? and what mix … never tried this is it any good? what percentage is it? and what mix ratio ie 1 part Austin to how many part lemonade ?i shop at Aldi sometimes and i think i will pick a bottle or 2 up this weekend.



Well Arron to save my time i'll let you google it .... no offence like, but its Sat. night and ive got a red Hot date
Original Poster
Arron its 17.5%, have a Google about mixing there are lots of different ways to enjoy it, I like 1 part Austins, 2 parts lemonade, a few strawberrys, mint leaves and ice !!
Original Poster
Arron its 17.5%, have a Google about mixing there are lots of different ways to enjoy it, I like 1 part Austins, 2 parts lemonade, a few strawberrys, mint leaves and ice !!
This stuff is ace. Can't tell the difference in taste to the genuine pimms.
This stuff is lovely especially if you put glug of brandy in it
DarkBruv

Arron its 17.5%, have a Google about mixing there are lots of different … Arron its 17.5%, have a Google about mixing there are lots of different ways to enjoy it, I like 1 part Austins, 2 parts lemonade, a few strawberrys, mint leaves and ice !!



so if, I have this right

150ml Austins
300ml Lemonade

but can anyone confirm

how many strawberries?
how big a bunch of mint leaves?
How many cubes of ice?

It's £4.19 for a 70cl bottle in Derby
So last year I did a lot of testing with these alternatives, and generally, they're not all that bad. From the alternatives to Pimms, you have:

Sainsburys - Pitchers
Aldi - Austins
Asda - Players Punch

Austins is red vermouth (wine) based rather than gin based like the original Pimms. It is noticeably different to Pimms, however by adding a dash of gin and Cointreau to it makes a big difference. After 2 or 3 glasses however, you won't notice much difference.

There's certainly no replacement for Pimms, and when it's £10 a litre in the summer it's certainly worth buying. But at £6 for a litre, if you've got something to top it up with, Austins is definitely worth a punt!
Lidl "version" is also good. Jeeves. Last year was £5.99/litre
Cheers for the info I just popped to aldi and bought 2 bottles. I will try 1 tonight 1 part Austins to 2 part lemonade and add some Strawberry's and a little cucumber.
Edited by: "itsmearron" 13th Apr 2014
godzillafan

so if, I have this right 150ml Austins300ml Lemonadebut can anyone … so if, I have this right 150ml Austins300ml Lemonadebut can anyone confirm how many strawberries?how big a bunch of mint leaves?How many cubes of ice?



Not sure if trolling...
Had this before it's good stuff
mirrorsaw

ah the poor-man's pimms



No. The sensible mans Pimms.
Prefer to pay extra for original Pimms
Original Poster
Yea, extra 17£? BARGAIN
Can't be compared to Pimms but, if you like the taste, why not? Chin chin
itsmearron

super cheers for the info I just popped to aldi and brought 2 bottles. I … super cheers for the info I just popped to aldi and brought 2 bottles. I will try 1 tonight 1 part Austins to 2 part lemonade and add some Strawberry's and a little cucumber.



Why did you take 2 bottles to Aldi?
Boromir

Why did you take 2 bottles to Aldi?



LOL Bought 2 bottles. You guys don't miss a thing do you?
save up and buy Pimms instead of a cheap knock off
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