Vesper "Bond" Cocktail Recipe

Gin, Vodka, Lillet
Vesper
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The Vesper is a spirit-forward cocktail that should be served neat. This is the first martini James Bond ordered in Casino Royale.

Ingredients

3 oz dry Gin (Bond preferred Gordon's)
1 oz Vodka
1/2 oz Lillet Blanc or Cocchi Americano
Lemon twist

Preparation: How to make a Vesper "Bond" Cocktail

  1. Pour ingredients into a shaker filled with ice.
  2. Shake well until it is extremely cold.
  3. Pour into a martini glass.
  4. Garnish with a large, thin twist of lemon.
Vesper