Created by bartender Dick Bradsell in 1984 at Fred’s Club in Soho, London, this cocktail with the unusual addition of blackberry has become a modern classic.




  • 35mlLondon Dry Gin

  • 25mlLemon Juice

  • 10mlSugar Syrup

  • 10mlCréme De Mure

  • 1piece(s)Lemon

  • 1piece(s)Raspberries

1.7 units of alcohol per serve


  • 1 x Tall glass


  • 1 x Chopping board

  • 1 x Jigger

  • 1 x Crushed ice

  • 1 x Blender

  • 1 x Strainer

  • 1 x Knife


  • Ice

    Fill a cocktail shaker with ice cubes.

  • Pour

    Using a jigger, measure 35ml London Dry Gin, 25ml lemon juice and 10ml sugar syrup into the shaker.

  • Mix

    Shake the mixture vigorously until the surface of the cocktail shaker feels chilled.

    Use a cocktail strainer to strain into a tall glass filled with crushed ice. 

    Pour 10ml crème de mure over the mixture.

  • Garnish

    With a sharp knife cut a strip of peel off the lemon on a chopping board and twist into the glass to garnish.

  • Grab a bite

    Get some grub in before or while you’re drinking – it slows alcohol absorption.

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