Vesper Martini Cocktail Recipe

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Vesper Martini Cocktail Recipe

A Vesper cocktail, which originally contained gin, vodka, and Kina Lillet, was first brought to market in 1846. Some modern bartenders have recreated its taste following changes to the formulation of its ingredients. The Vesper Martini, created by combining gin and vodka with Kina Lillet (often substituted with Lillet Blanc or dry vermouth), exemplifies these changes. Fleming (another name for Bond) is picky about two ingredients. The original Kina Lillet formula is no longer available, and the Gin has changed significantly since the ’50s, so new adjustments must be made in order to utilize it. Known for its intriguing flavors, the Vesper is a cocktail worthy of a visit. In comparison to a gin martini, it contains a bitter, sweet taste attributed to Lillet, while the vodka lets the botanicals of gin speak for themselves. Drinkers of both gins and vodka will find this cocktail enjoyable and enjoyable to customize to their own taste preference.

Cocktail strength (from 1 to 10 scale)

The strength of Vesper Martini Cocktail Recipe is 6 out of 10.



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Nutrition (calories per serving)

The estimated calories of Vesper Martini Cocktail Recipe is 270 calories per serving.

Preparation time (minutes)

The time it takes to create Vesper Martini Cocktail Recipe is 3 minutes.

Tools needed

  • Cocktail shaker
  • Strainer


  • Cocktail glass

Ingredients (ML/OZ)

  • 2 1/2 ounces gin
  • 1/3 ounce Lillet Blanc
  • 3/4 ounce vodka
  • Lemon peel (garnish)

Steps to Make It

  • Put all ingredients in a cocktail shaker.
  • Shake well for 30 seconds.
  • Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
  • Put the lemon peel as garnish.
  • Serve and enjoy!

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