- 2 oz vodka
- 1 oz kiwi syrup
- 1 oz fresh lime juice
- 1/2 oz triple sec
- Kiwi slice for garnish
To make the kiwi syrup, blend 1-2 kiwis with 1 cup of sugar and 1 cup of water in a blender. Strain the mixture through a fine mesh sieve and discard the solids.
Combine all ingredients in a shaker filled with ice. Shake well and strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with a Kiwi slice.
What makes Kiwi Martini Cocktail drink special: The combination of sweet and tangy flavors in this cocktail makes it a refreshing and unique drink. The use of kiwi syrup adds a distinct fruity flavor to the drink, while the lime juice provides a tartness that balances the sweetness. The addition of triple sec gives the drink a slight orange flavor, rounding out the overall taste.
History of the drink: The history of the Kiwi Martini cocktail is not well documented, but it is believed to have originated in the late 20th century as part of the trend of fruit-flavored martinis.
- Can I use kiwi juice instead of making kiwi syrup for the cocktail? Yes, you can use kiwi juice as a substitute for kiwi syrup. However, the flavor may not be as strong as with the syrup.
- Can I use a different type of alcohol besides vodka? Yes, you can experiment with different types of alcohol in a Kiwi martini. Gin or rum could be used as a substitute for vodka.
- Can I make a Kiwi martini without triple sec? Yes, you can omit the triple sec, but it may change the overall flavor of the cocktail.
- Can I use canned kiwi instead of fresh kiwi for the syrup? Fresh kiwi is recommended for the best flavor, but canned kiwi can be used as a substitute.
- Can I make the Kiwi syrup in advance? Yes, the kiwi syrup can be made in advance and stored in the refrigerator for up to a week.
- Can I use a different type of glass for the Kiwi martini? Yes, you can serve the Kiwi martini in a different type of glass, but a martini glass is traditional.
- Can I use lime juice from a bottle instead of fresh lime juice? Fresh lime juice is recommended for the best flavor, but bottled lime juice can be used as a substitute.
- Can I make a non-alcoholic version of the Kiwi martini? Yes, you can make a non-alcoholic version of the Kiwi martini by omitting the vodka and triple sec and using sparkling water or soda instead.
- Can I add other fruits to the Kiwi martini? Yes, you can experiment with other fruits in the Kiwi martini, such as strawberries, raspberries, or mangoes.
- Can I make a larger batch of the Kiwi martini for a party? Yes, you can make a larger batch of the kiwi martini by multiplying the recipe by the number of servings you need. Combine all ingredients in a pitcher or large container and stir well before serving.