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How to Make a Vesper

Gin Vodka

How to Cocktail: Vesper

James Bond may be known as a Martini drinker, but the first cocktail he orders in the first Bond book is actually the Vesper. Liquor.com advisory board member Simon Ford shows you how to make the delicious gin, vodka and Lillet Blanc concoction.


  • 3 oz Gin
  • 1 oz Vodka
  • .5 oz Lillet Blanc
  • Garnish: Lemon peel
  • Glass: Cocktail

Add all the ingredients to a mixing glass and fill with ice. Stir, and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Twist a slice of lemon peel over the drink, rub along the rim of the glass and drop it in.

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