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Vesper Cocktail

Rated as 4.25 out of 5 Stars

"Invented by James Bond in the 1953 novel Casino Royale, the vesper today uses Lillet Blanc since Kina Lillet is no longer made. The resulting cocktail is delicious and potent."
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5 m servings 289
Original recipe yields 1 servings (1 cocktail)


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  1. Combine gin, vodka, and Lillet in a cocktail mixing glass. Add ice and stir until chilled. Strain into chilled cocktail glass.
  2. Garnish with an orange twist.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 289 calories; 0 1.5 0.1 0 10 Full nutrition

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very good but I don't know what lillett blanc is and didn't add it. still liked it

I made this for me and another similar recipe from this site for my husband. The one I made for him called for lemon instead of the orange. I preferred this one much better. Knowing that I would...

Dry, but smooth, with a hell of a kick! Perfectly sophisticated flavor. This is a grown up cocktail. No sugary fruitiness here. ;)

I prefer a little extra Lillet for added sweetness, but admittedly I am using fairly cheap gin and vodka :) I also like both lemon and orange rind, and I usually rub those around the rim of th...