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a martini with a lemon twist.

Classic Vesper Martini

Amy Traynor
This now-classic cocktail was invented by James Bond author Ian Fleming. This very dry martini is made with both gin and vodka, with a splash of Lillet Blanc.
4.20 from 10 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine British
Servings 1 cocktail


  • 3 oz gin
  • 1 oz vodka
  • ½ oz Lillet Blanc (or Cocchi Americano)


  • Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass and fill it 3/4 with ice.
  • Stir until chilled, then strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with an expressed lemon peel.
Keyword classic cocktails, gin, Lillet Blanc, martini, vodka
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