Shaken & Starred

When ordering a Martini cocktail you usually get asked if you’d like it ‘shaken’ or ‘stirred’. But why not have both? With our ‘Shaken & Starred’, we shake our Star of Bombay along with quality cubed ice & Bergamot Liqueur then stir in the MARTINI Rosato Vermouth afterwards to create the perfect dilution for the cocktail.

UNITS OF ALCOHOL 2.8

KCAL 178

ALCOHOL VOLUME 27.80%

COCKTAIL FLAVOUR PROFILE

Citrus Earthy Floral Pine Spicy
ingredients

Ingredients

  • 50ml Star of Bombay
  • 10ml Edmond Briotett Bergamot Liqueur
  • 15ml MARTINI Rosato Vermouth
  • 1 mint leaf
glassware and barware

Glassware & Barware

  • ‘Nick & Nora’ glass (like a small wine glass or small coupette with straight sides)
  • Long twisted bar spoon
  • Boston cocktail shaker
  • Hawthorne strainer
  • Measuring device

Method

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Step

1

Pour the Star of Bombay & bergamot liqueur into a Boston cocktail shaker & briefly swirl to mix

Step

2

Fully fill the shaker with good quality cubed ice & shake the ingredients together for around 10 seconds

Step

3

Now add the MARTINI Rosato & stir the cocktail for around 15 seconds

Step

4

Using a Hawthorne strainer only, pour the mixture into a pre-chilled ‘Nick & Nora’ glass containing a freshly awoken mint leaf

bartenders top tips

Bartender top tips

The ‘Shaken & Starred’ cocktail is controversial on many levels, but we love nothing more than to break convention. Just because something has been done one way for years doesn’t mean it needs to stay that way. In a bar you would usually ask for your Martini cocktail to be either shaken or stirred (remember that classic James Bond line) but why not have both? Because it works…

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In line with the government’s latest guidelines, we are delighted to announce our plan to reopen the Bombay Sapphire Distillery Visitor Experience on Monday 17th May 2021. We can’t wait to have our tours, shop, café and bar open once again for you to enjoy, while continuing to keep safety as our number one priority – see the protocols you can expect when you arrive here: https://www.bombaysapphire.com/distillery/tours-experiences/visiting-the-bombay-sapphire-distillery-during-the-covid-19-pandemic If you have tickets booked for visits up to 16th May 2021, we will be in touch directly to arrange your refund or rebooking, and we look forward to welcoming you back to the Distillery from 17th May. Until then, our virtual experiences are available to book here: https://www.bombaysapphire.com/distillery/tours-experiences and our online shop remains open: https://shop.bombaysapphire.com