Cocktail with strawberries and elderflower


Binary is a cocktail created by Eraj Jayawickreme from the Hawthron Dining Room & Bar at Calgary.

Share on facebook
Share on pinterest
Share on email
Share on print


Binary Cocktail, or 00110101 00110111 00110010 00110000 00110001 00110101, is the code for May 7th 2015, the first day romeo’s gin posted on Instagram. It is a truly original black cocktail with delicious notes of strawberry and elderflower, created by Eraj Jayawickreme, a Calgary mixologist.


  • 2 oz of romeo’s gin
  • ½ oz of strawberry shrub
  • ¼ oz of Prosyro Vienna elderflower syrup
  • 3 drops of Ms. Better’s Bitters Green Strawberry Mah Kwan Bitters
  • 1 splash of lemon juice
  • 1 bar spoon of activated charcoal powder
  • romeo’s gin foamer
  • Garnish: Dehydrated strawberry powder


  • Shaker
  • Bar spoon
  • Cauldron
  • Cocktail strainer
  • Cocktail sieve
  • Ice
  • Coupe glass


  • Shake all ingredients in shaker with ice, except for the romeo’s gin foamer.
  • Double strain into a chilled coupe glass.
  • Garnish with romeo’s gin foamer and dehydrated strawberry powder.

Strawberry Shrub


  • 1 cup of strawberries halved
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1 cup of cider vinegar
  • 1 lemon zest


  1. Combine strawberries, sugar, vinegar and lemon zest in a medium nonreactive saucepan.
  2. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat.
  3. Remove from heat and let stand for 20 minutes.
  4. Strain into an airtight heatproof container.
  5. Refrigerate until cold, about 4 hours or up to 1 week.

romeo’s gin foamer

  • ½ oz of romeo’s gin
  • 1 bar spoon of Prosyro Jalapeno Syrup
  • 3 dashes of Ms. Better’s Bitters Miracle Foamer
  • Shake in cocktail shaker with ice until fully foamed

romeo's gin montreal the art of gin

romeo’s gin

A spirit curated for the non-conformists. A blend of juniper, cucumber, dill, lavender, almond and lemon. Discover cocktail creations with this spirit.

romeo’s gin
at Yorkville Murals!

September 24-26, 2021 Toronto

romeo’s gin is proud to be once again a sponsor of Yorkville Murals and to take part with brand activations such as romeo’s world, where our ready-to-drink gin + tonic will be served and romeo’s gallery, a collective exhibition highlighting 3 artists that designed our iconic gin editions in an immersive experience where gin and art meet.

Visit Yorkville Murals’s website for more information