Every now and then a drink can be a bit lighter and doesn’t have to come up with a high dose of a spirit. The Bamboo Cocktail is a wonderfully fresh, fairly dry and slightly aromatic drink. The 1:1 mixture of dry sherry and dry vermouth is rounded off with a few Dashes Orange Bitters. Some recipes add Angostura … Read more Bamboo Cocktail – the Fresh and Dry Drink from Japan
Cucumber Martini is yet another twist to the original Martini. Simply muddle in a few slices of fresh cucumber in the shaker and then make the Martini on it. This drink is refreshingly cool. And if you choose the right gin, that makes it even better. The Right Gin (or Vodka) The Martini is a … Read more Cucumber Martini – Cool and Very Refreshing!
Unlike the fruity Apple Martini, this drink resembles its namesake more closely. It is made with the same ingredients as the dirty Martini, with the extra apple cider vinegar. And it is not sweet as the Appletini. Imagine the savory dirty Martini with a smack of sour apples. That is how this cocktail tastes. It … Read more Dry Apple Martini – with Apple Cider Vinegar
Vodka Martini is famous as James Bond’s favorite drink. In Casino Royale, Bond ordered a drink and asked the barkeeper to prepare according to the following recipe: “Three measures of Gordon’s, one measure of vodka and half a measure of Kina Lillet.”. He wanted it shaken and with a slice of lemon. Of course, mixing … Read more Vodka Martini – Recipe for James Bond’s Favorite Drink