Violet Martini
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Violet Martini
Cocktail recipe

Rating

4.8 / 5
Now typically the Martini is a gin drink. Although vodka can be a trendy and fit replacement, it is still some kind of surrogate. And despite all that I just ... more Now typically the Martini is a gin drink. Although vodka can be a trendy and fit replacement, it is still some kind of surrogate. And despite all that I just can't imagine a gin variant of the Violet Martini. The vanilla adds its unique aroma, and hence we have this dessert treasure.
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Vanilla vodka
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30% | 1.8 units *

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Ingredients

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ml
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45ml 1½oz 4.5cl
15ml ½oz 1.5cl

Cocktail Colin says:

5/5

The Violet Martini, a daring twist on the classic Martini's lineage, employs vanilla vodka to add a sultry, creamy backdrop that flirtatiously pairs with the floral bursts from violet syrup. This cocktail concoction offers a mouth-watering synergy in which the vibrant floral notes elegantly dance with sweet vanilla undertones, presenting a lush, velvety finish with each sip.

Method
How to make a Violet Martini

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Stir both ingredients with ice in a mixing glass, and strain in a martini glass and serve
~ With greater amounts (but keeping the same proportions) shooters can be prepared for a party. ~

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SPECIFICS

What type of taste does Violet Martini have?

Violet Martini typically has a unique floral and sweet taste. The vanilla vodka provides a creamy and smooth background, while the violet syrup adds a distinct floral sweetness that makes this cocktail both fragrant and delightful.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

How should the Violet Martini be served to best enjoy its flavors?

The Violet Martini should be served cold in a cocktail glass. It's important to stir the ingredients rather than shake them to avoid diluting the cocktail too much, which helps to preserve the fullness of its flavor profile. A chilled glass can also enhance the drinking experience.

NON_ALCOHOLIC_VARIATIONS

Can I make a non-alcoholic version of the Violet Martini?

Yes, a non-alcoholic version of the Violet Martini can be created by substituting the vanilla vodka with a non-alcoholic vanilla-flavored liquid, such as vanilla-flavored simple syrup or a non-alcoholic vanilla extract mixed with water or a clear non-alcoholic spirit. Adjust the quantities to taste.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnish is best suited for the Violet Martini?

A lemon twist or a few edible violet flowers make ideal garnishes for the Violet Martini. These garnishes complement the drink's floral and citrus notes, enhancing its visual appeal and aromatic experience without overpowering the delicate flavors of the cocktail.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

Is the Violet Martini suitable for all occasions, or is it better suited for specific events?

The Violet Martini, with its elegant appearance and unique flavor profile, is versatile enough for a wide range of occasions. It's particularly well-suited for sophisticated gatherings, romantic dinners, or as a festive cocktail choice for spring and summer events. Its floral notes make it a refreshing and memorable choice for celebratory moments.

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