Playlist: Martini Madness

Curated by Christopher A.6 years ago

Music for those lone nights under the gentle light of the moon. Best indulged with a glass of Martini (or two) – an ideal time and place to experience James Bond creator Ian Fleming’s signature Martini called the “Vesper”.

At Dukes Bar in London, head bartender Alessandro Palazzi makes a special blend of the Vesper by using No. 3 London Dry Gin, Kina Lillet Vermouth, Angostura bitters and Potocki vodka. The latter in honor of the real-life inspiration for the Vesper – Polish-born Christine Granville – who was reportedly Fleming’s lover.

The Vesper Dukes Style

4dashes Angostura Bitters
2tablespoons Lillet Blanc
2shots Potachi Vodka
2shots Berry Bros and Rudd, No 3 Gin
1piece Orange Peel

Make sure vodka, gin and martini glass are stored in the freezer.

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