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Samphire Martini Recipe

This cocktail from Kangaroo Island Spirits uses samphire, a knobbly, salty native succulent that can be found growing in mudflats and estuaries in Australia.
September 25, 2014, 5:01pm
Martini Recipe

Servings: 1
Prep time: 5 minutes
Total time: 5 minutes


1 ounce Kis Samphire Vodka
1 ounce Kis Wild Gin
1 dash Lillet Blanc
a few fresh Samphire sprigs
2 green olives (optional)


  1. Rinse the martini glass with the Lillet, then place glass in freezer for 3–5 minutes.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, add all ingredients. Shake till well-chilled.
  3. Remove martini glass from freezer. Strain contents of the shaker into the cocktail glass, and garnish with Samphire and/or olives.

Tip: If you like it spicy, try mixing together one teaspoon each of sweet paprika, cayenne pepper, and salt, then rub the rim of the glass with a slice of lemon and dip in the seasoning to create a rim.

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