Vesper

  • Base Spirit Gin
  • Preparation Stirred
  • Flavor Boozy
  • Served Up

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.”  While we prefer our martinis stirred and not shaken, feel free to do as Bond does with this one. But be warned, if you take it at Bond’s recommended size, you will need to pace yourself.

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Vesper Martini
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Instructions
  1. Stir ingredients with ice and strain into a cocktail glass
  2. Garnish to taste with an lemon twist
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