We could write many an ode on our love of gin, and with today being #WorldGinDay, we didn’t need any more of an excuse to celebrate the spirit known as ‘Mother’s ruin’ by sharing one of our signature gin-based cocktail recipes, A Shimmy Affair. Mix it up yourself at home, or better yet, join us at Shimmy for the original version of this delicious concoction.




25ml Tanqueray

25ml Lime Juice

25ml Strawberry Liquor

25ml Passion Fruit

12.5ml Gomme Syrup

75ml Graham Beck Bubbly

Sugar and strawberries for garnish





  1. Dip the rim of your glass in lime juice and then sugar to create a sugar rim
  2. Add a few blocks of ice to the glass
  3. Add the gin, lime juice, strawberry liquor, passion fruit and gomme syrup to the glass
  4. Stir gently
  5. Charge with the Graham Beck Bubbly
  6. Garnish with a strawberry rose


Serve and enjoy!


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