Dill or No Dill

The Dill Or No Dill was created especially for the World Class 50 by World Class UK finalist and London-based mixologist Gareth Evans. It’s a highly innovative cocktail with a perfect sweet and sour balance using the fresh fruit and botanicals in Tanqueray 10 as a base.




  • 50mlLondon Dry Gin

  • 25mlLemon Juice

  • 17mlElderflower Syrup

  • 20mlCucumber Water

  • 2piecesSprig of Dill

  • 1pinchSmoked Salt

2.4 units of alcohol per serve


  • 1 x Martini glass

  • 1 x Strainer

  • 1 x Cocktail Shaker


  • Ice

    Fill a cocktail shaker with ice cubes.

  • Pour

    Using a jigger, measure 50ml London Dry Gin into the shaker. Pour 25ml lemon juice, 17.5ml elderflower syrup and 20ml cucumber water into the shaker. Add a sprig of dill and a pinch of smoked salt.

  • Mix

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

    Using a cocktail strainer, strain into a martini or highball glass.

  • Garnish

    Place a sprig of dill onto the side of 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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