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Cocktail Cabinet No.27

In the latest Bond film, Spectre, our hero forgoes his usual “shaken, not stirred” and orders instead a Dirty Martini

8th November, 2015
Dirty Martini

James Bond has colonised the Martini over the last 50 years. However, in the latest Bond film, Spectre, our hero forgoes his usual “shaken, not stirred” and orders instead a Dirty Martini.

In retrospect, I should have expected such a move, as the drink has recently become a cult favourite in Bond’s hometown of London.

However, in the film, a three-olive Martini of impeccable clarity is served and the shaker is left...

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