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Bull Dog cocktail
The Bull Dog cocktail cocktail: a recipe that dates back more than a century.


For 1 person
5 cl gin
3 cl lemon juice
2 cl simple syrup
5 cl ginger ale

How to make

👉 straight to the glass / 🥃 highball / 🍹 long drink (15cl) / ⏱️ 3 mn
  1. Fill a glass with ice cubes.

  2. Pour the gin, lemon juice, simple sugar syrup and ginger ale directly into the glass.

  3. Stir with a mixing spoon.


The Bull Dog cocktail cocktail appeared for the first time in 1922 in the book "Cocktails: How to mix them" by Robert Vermeire, a very famous 20th century bartender and one of the greatest personalities in the world of cocktails.

This is the true original recipe as published by Robert Vermeire in 1922, Bull Dogs are no more and no less composed of gin, lemon juice, simple syrup and ginger ale.

The name of this cocktail is sometimes written Bulldog but in reality it is spelled in 2 words, as Robert Vermeire had actually written it in his book.

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