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Bijou Cocktail – Complex Drink in a Class of Its Own

Bijou cocktail is a drink from the 19th century. It is an excellent combination of gin, vermouth and green chartreuse. This mixture is a very herbal, full-bodied, slightly sweet cocktail that makes an excellent and at the same time complex after-dinner drink. Unfortunately, Bijou cocktail has been forgotten over the course of time. At some point … Read more Bijou Cocktail – Complex Drink in a Class of Its Own

Cucumber Martini – Cool and Very Refreshing!

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!

Dry Apple Martini – with Apple Cider Vinegar

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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

Appletini – the Semi-Dry Green Apple Martini

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As one of the most popular fruit martinis, it’s hard to resist the taste of a well-made apple martini or appletini. It is a wonderful sweet and sour drink loaded with flavor of apples. While you may be familiar with the bright green version, there are many variations on this fun cocktail. Recipes range from those using green apple brandy to … Read more Appletini – the Semi-Dry Green Apple Martini

Dirty Martini – Delicious and Salty Take on the Martini

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The Dirty Martini is a cocktail based on the classic Martini. It gets its name from the fact that the “dirty” olive brine is added to the cocktail. You can get it mostly in the USA. In Europe for some reason it is rather frowned upon to add the brine. President Roosevelt is said to … Read more Dirty Martini – Delicious and Salty Take on the Martini

Vodka Martini – Recipe for James Bond’s Favorite Drink

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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

Dry Martini – Recipe Details and Ingredient Combinations

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The dry martini is the king of cocktails. It is a drink by which every bartender has to be measured and around which there are more stories than any other cocktail. More vermouth or more gin? Olive or lemon zest? Orange bitters or not? And of course the all-important question: shaken or stirred? It is … Read more Dry Martini – Recipe Details and Ingredient Combinations

Pornstar Martini – a Lip-smacking Recipe

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The Porn Star Martini is the current shooting star in the cocktail world. It has developed from a novice to a real neo-classic in just under 15 years. The wonderfully tropical-fruity cocktail is growing enormously and is currently the most popular summer mixed drink worldwide. The combination of vodka, vanilla, lime and passion fruit always fits, especially … Read more Pornstar Martini – a Lip-smacking Recipe

White Negroni with Suze and Lillet Blanc

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A Negroni consists of gin, campari and sweet vermouth. Its trademark is the ruby ​​red color.  The White Negroni, as the name suggests, is different in both color and taste. Wayne Collins developed the Negroni twist in the early 1990s. Created in 2001 Wayne Collins invented his White Negroni at VinExpo in Bordeaux in 2001 for Plymouth … Read more White Negroni with Suze and Lillet Blanc

Smoky Negroni – Made with Whiskey

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A good Negroni always works! No matter whether in summer in the Tuscan mountains or in snowy winter in front of the open fireplace. The interplay of the ingredients makes it unique in taste. That is why it is honored as an eternal cocktail classic. But even a cocktail VIP like the Negroni, tolerates a variation from time to … Read more Smoky Negroni – Made with Whiskey