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9 Classy Cocktails -- Shaken, Not Stirred

By • August 9, 2013 • 1 Comment

Today, we're taking a cue from Bond, James Bond, and making our drinks shaken, not stirred. Because if we've learned one thing from the international man of mystery, it's not how to drive or how women should be treated (thank goodness), but how to order our alcohol.

Since we can't pull off his fabulously foreign accent, we're avoiding embarrassment and making our own cocktails at home. These 9 recipes are perfect for sharing with friends at your own Bond-style cocktail party or for relaxing after a long day of espionage. 

More: See our Must & Lust: Cocktail Shakers collection to up your cocktail game.

Gin Ricky (is it a sin to drink gin before noon?) by Giulia Melucci 

Gin Rickey from Food52

Basil-Vodka Gimlet by Oui, Chef 

Basil-Vodka Gimlet from Food52

Last Call by gingerroot

Last Call from Food52

El Chupacabra by janeymax

El Chupacabra from Food52

Wicked With Martini by thecrabbycook

Wicked Witch Martini from Food52

Blackberry Caipirinha by MissGinsu 

Blackberry Caipirinha from Food52

Green With Envy by gingerroot

Green with Envy from Food62

The Tom and Ginger by lastnightsdinner 

The Tom and Ginger from Food52

Classic Daiquiri by Erika Kotite

Classic Daiquiri from Food52

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12 months ago Stacey

Bond's drink was a Vesper, invented in the book Casino Royale: Three measures of Gordon's, one of vodka, half a measure of Lillet. Shaken and served with a slice of lemon peel.