Every James Bond fan will recognize the lines in the recipe below as the first martini James Bond ordered in Casino Royale.
The Kina Lillet Bond speaks of can be found today labeled as White or Blanc Lillet. It's a brand of dry vermouth made in France since the late 1800's that is often referred to as "the apèritif of Bordeaux". Bond's glassware of choice for the Vesper is a deep Champagne goblet.
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 3 minutes
Yield: 1 Cocktail
"Three measures of Gordon's, one of vodka, half a measure of Kina Lillet. Shake it very well until it's ice-cold, then add a large thin slice of lemon peel. Got it?"
-Casino Royale, Chapter 7
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