If you are a James Bond fan, you probably already know this one, it was invented in the movie Casino Royale and has since become an iconic cocktail. This is also one of the essential cocktails you should know how to make.
What is a Vesper?
The Vesper, sometimes known as the Vesper Martini, is a refreshing vodka and gin-based cocktail, made with gin, vodka, and Lillet blanc, and a lemon twist, and garnished with a lemon peel, twist, or coin.
What glass is a Vesper served in?
The Vesper is typically served in a martini or coupe glass. If you don’t own the right glassware for this cocktail, consider some of the options below.
Variations of the Vesper cocktail
Want to try some variations on this cocktail? Here are some common remixes on this classic.
Orange Vesper Violette VesperVesper Dry Martini
How to make a Vesper
Below are the ingredients and directions for a Vesper. We hope you love this drink as much as we do.
Vesper Cocktail Recipe
The Vesper is a refreshing vodka and gin-based cocktail you are sure to love.
3 Ounces Gin
1 Ounce Vodka
1/2 Ounce Lillet blanc
Lemon twist for Garnish
Add gin, vodka, and Lillet blanc in a mixing glass with ice and stir until well-chilled.Strain into a chilled coupe or cocktail glass.Express the oils from a lemon twist over the drink, rub the twist along the rim of the glass and drop it into the cocktail.
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