Vesper Cocktail

by | Mar 19, 2017 | Recipes

Pay tribute to 007 by mixing up his signature Vesper cocktail. The drink first appeared in Ian Fleming’s 1953 novel Casino Royale when Bond asked for “Three measures of Gordon’s, one of vodka, half a measure of Kina Lillet. Shake it very well until it’s ice-cold, then add a large thin slice of lemon peel. Got it?” (courtesy Simon Ford, liquor.com)

INGREDIENTS

3 oz Plymouth gin
1 oz Absolut Vodka
12 oz Lillet Blanc
Garnish:
Glass:

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Add all the ingredients to a mixing glass and fill with ice.

Stir, and strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

Twist a slice of lemon peel over the drink, rub along the rim of the glass and drop it in.

 

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