It is very hot outside and the Samurai cocktail is our answer to that. You can make it at home and enjoy this wonderful refreshing summer cocktail.

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  • 50ml (vodka)
  • 10ml White Dry Vermouth (white dry vermouth)
  • 15ml Lime Juice Fresh (citrus juice)
  • 45ml Lime Juice Sweet (citrus juice)
  • 15ml Spiced Syrup (spiced syrup)
  • 30ml Dry Sparkling Wine (sparkling wine)
Champagne Flute
shake / doublestrain / torch garnish

1x star anise flamed

mixing instructions

  1. Add all the ingredients (except the bubbly liquid !) into the shaker.
  2. Add ice cubes into the shaker
  3. Shake for about 10 seconds.
  4. Double-Strain into the serving glass.
  5. Top up with sparkling wine.
  6. Add your garnish.

  1. Prepare your Mise en Place.
  2. Prepare your bottle setup.
  3. Prepare your garnish.
  4. Pour all your ingredients except the sparkling wine into the shaker.
  5. Add ice cubes into the shaker
  6. Shake for about 10 seconds.
  7. Double-Strain into the serving glass.
  8. Top up with sparkling wine.
  9. Add your garnish.

how to garnish

  • 1x star anise flamed, Use the long tweezers to hold the garnish. Flame it with the torch. Drop the garnish into the drink. Please use extreme caution when working with an open flame. Fire can cause harm to yourself and your sourroundings.

mixing tips

Mise En Place

  • Keep all equipment and ingredients within range. It will be easier and faster to mix the drink.


  • A chilled glass keeps your drink longer and more enjoyable. Your used ice will melt slower, and the taste will stay longer.

Alcoholic Ingredients

  • The sparkling wine is best poured while fresh, cold, and fizzy. Slowly pour it into the serving glass.

flavour and texture

lime, smoke, star anise
cinnamon, clove, lime
clean, crisp, fresh

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170 ml = 1 serving

Author, Anirban Kundu
Updated on 3. February 2023

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