Pink Vesper Martini 007

Earlier this year, Lillet released a rosé version of their aperitif wine – their first new product in 50 years! I picked some up at the store by our house and made a slightly modified version of the Kina Lillet martini made famous by James Bond in Casino Royale. And of course, this martini is shaken, not stirred.

Pink Vesper Martini Recipe


  • 3 oz. gin
  • 1 oz. vodka (we used Tito’s)
  • 1/2 oz. Lillet Rosé
  •  lemon twist (garnish)

Shake ingredients, strain into a chilled glass and garnish with lemon twist.


5 thoughts on “Pink Vesper Martini 007

  1. Tracked down the James Bond quote:

    “In a deep champagne goblet. Three measures of Gordon’s, one of vodka, half a measure of Kina Lillet [now called Lillet Blanc]. Shake it very well until it’s ice-cold, then add a large slice of lemon peel.”

    – Ian Fleming (1951)
    Casino Royale, Chapter 7

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