Skip to main content
8y ago

Barbed Wire

SW

Barbed Wire is a classic cocktail, which is cherished for its sophisticated flavours.  It is one of the popular Vodka cocktails, which is known to give an electrifying after taste with just a few sips. To get the right blend of sweet and sour, the base spirit Vodka is mixed with sweet Vermouth and well-aged Sherry. Sherry is known to add a unique golden brown colour to this mix.

Ingredients
  • 3 measures Smirnoff No. 21 vodka
  • 1 tsp sweet vermouth
  • 1/2 tsp pernod
  • 1/2 measure dry sherry
  • Ice
  • Lemon slice, to decorate
Method
  • This Vodka based cocktail is served shaken.
  • Fill a Cocktail Shaker with lots of ice and then add 90ml Vodka, 15ml Dry Sherry, a teaspoon of Sweet Vermouth and half a teaspoon of Pernod to it.
  • Shake the mix vigorously until the outside of the shaker become frosted.
  • Strain and pour the cocktail into a chilled Martini Glass.
  • Cracked ice will chill the drink faster.
  • A peel of lemon can be added to the glass to decorate the cocktail.