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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While production of Bombay Sapphire gin continues as normal, we are sorry to announce that until Sunday 19th July 2020 inclusive, the Bombay Sapphire Visitor Centre will be cancelling all tours and events as well as closing our shop, bar and café due to the evolving coronavirus/COVID-19 situation. All tickets purchased for visits up to and including 19th July 2020 will be refunded back to the original purchase method or rebooked. We are constantly evaluating the situation and in contact with local officials, and we will update you when tours resume. Any extension to this closure date will be communicated with at least one week’s notice. The safety of our guests and staff is our highest priority, and we thank you for your patience.