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.