The subtle Saketini


Known as the oldest spirit in the world, sake is a form of fermented rice wine that can be drunk either hot or cold. It also lends a delightfully subtle nuance to the cocktails it’s mixed in. The best way to experience this is in a classic, no-nonsense Saketini which can be made with either vodka (our recommendation) or gin, with the sake acting like the vermouth. This delicate take on the Martini is perfect enjoyed over appetizers or dinner.

Ingredients

Ice Cubes
1½ Parts Vodka (or Gin)
½ Part Sake
Lemon or Cucumber Twist

Preparation

Fill a mixing glass with ice cubes. Add 1½ parts vodka (gin would also work). Add ½ part sake and stir. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass, garnish with a lemon or cucumber twist and serve.

Drinkware : Cocktail Glass

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