Whoa - I finally tried the Vesper cocktail of Casino Royale fame. OK, I tried two. This may just be my new favorite cocktail.
I've been experimenting a bit more with Gin ever since that one night at the Zig Zag Cafe. I don't think Gin will ever replace Bourbon as my favorite booze, but on warm summer nights Gin is very refreshing.
The Vesper also has Lillet Blanc, which is a apéritif wine from Bourdeaux. My friend Mary turned me on to Lillet some months back. It is pretty sweet and floral in flavor and really adds a nice sweetness to this cocktail.
2 oz Plymouth Gin
1 oz Vodka
1/2 oz Lillet Blanc
Shake and strain. Garnish with an orange peel.
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