Licorice Stick Cocktail Recipe

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Licorice Stick Cocktail Recipe

A vodka martini with licorice sticks is created specially for people who prefer black licorice to red licorice. It is a simple cocktail with a distinct flavor, and although it may not be for everyone, those with an affinity for the flavor really enjoy With this recipe, vodka and sambuca are combined, and a black licorice stick is added as a garnish. In addition to anise, Sambuca is also flavored with black licorice, a spice that is both used in absinthe and in sambuca.

Often, anise is used in food, but it can be a bit daunting when used in cocktails, especially in transparent cocktails without contrasting flavors. You’ll definitely have to break out your black licorice to enjoy this drink with a strong flavor of anise.

Cocktail strength (from 1 to 10 scale)

The strength of Licorice Stick Cocktail Recipe is 8 out of 10.



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Nutrition (calories per serving)

The estimated calories of Licorice Stick Cocktail Recipe is 258 calories per serving.

Preparation time (minutes)

The time it takes to create Licorice Stick Cocktail Recipe is 3 minutes.

Tools needed

  • Cocktail Shaker
  • Strainer


  • Cocktail Glass

Ingredients (ML/OZ)

  • 2 1/2 ounces vodka
  • 3/4 ounce anise liqueur
  • Black licorice stick, for garnish

Steps to Make It

  • Collect the required ingredients.
  • Pour the vodka and sambuca into a cocktail shaker. Fill the container with ice.
  • Shake vigorously.
  • Fill a chilled cocktail glass halfway with ice and strain into it.
  • Serve with a short black licorice stick as a garnish. Serve and have fun.

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4.91 (819 votes)