Get the recipe for Shirley Yeung's Strawberry Gum Gimlet

More proof that the simplest drinks are often the best.

This drink is one of the Boothby Top 50 Drinks of the Year 2022 — you can see the full Top 50 here.

“It was created for Australian Cocktail Month,” says the drink’s creator, Shirley Yeung. “It fits a perfect brief to what we do best in the bar, ie., native and fresh ingredients. It became a best selling drink and found its place on the list.”

Shirley Yeung. Photo: Supplied

Strawberry Gum Gimlet


  • 50ml gin
  • 20ml lemon juice
  • 10ml strawberry gum & cucumber syrup
  • 2ml elderflower liqueur


  1. Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into a Nick & Nora glass.
  2. Garnish with a lemon peel coin.

Recipe by Shirley Yeung, Foxtrot Unicorn, Perth.

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