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Vesper cocktail from Prince & the Pauper

From The Blog Sip the season: Vesper recipe

Now you can make the original James Bond cocktail at home

007's got nothing at you when you mix your own glass of Vesper, a smooth, winter-perfect concoction of locally sourced Barr Hill Gin (Montpelier, VT), Lillet, and Smuggler’s Notch Vodka (Jeffersonville, VT).

Coming from The Prince & The Pauper a Woodstock village institution delighting guests with outstanding food, unique cocktails, and impeccable service since 1974 this recipe is the perfect way to bring a dash of fall to your home bar.

Cocktail making
Tools of the trade

Vesper Cocktail Recipe Instructions:

1. Combine the following ingredients in a shaker:

  • 1 oz Barr Hill Gin
  • 1 oz Smuggler's Notch Vodka
  • 1/2 oz Lillet (French fortified wine)

2. Stir and pour (that's right, stirred, not shaken)

3. Garnish with an orange twist

4. Enjoy (black tie optional)

About The Prince & The Pauper:

Just a few short steps in from Elm Street, in the center of beautiful Woodstock Village, you will find The Prince & The Pauper restaurant. Step in and be greeted by an interior that reflects the history of the village, as well as the Bourdon Building, circa 1820, in which we reside. In the front of the restaurant is our lounge, including an inviting antique wooden bar and a handful of small tables, perfect for meeting friends, old and new. Beyond the lounge is our main dining room. Complete with hand hewn beams, sparkling silver and warm candlelight--an ideal spot for a romantic dinner for two or a jovial gathering with family and friends. 

It is our pleasure to provide you with excellent cuisine and unparalleled service, in a distinctive location. Come in and enjoy an evening to remember!

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