Saketini Cocktail is very delicious drink and is just an additional version of the world-famous martini. The only difference is the use of sake and gin in Saketini Cocktail. The other ingredients that add to taste and appearance of this exotic cocktail include distilled spirits, liqueurs, juices, simple syrups and garnishes. The name of this alcoholic drink came up from the in-style usage of the suffix "-tini", evolved from the name for the well-liked beverage, the martini.
There are a lot of Saketini Cocktail recipes that can vary very much. However, the well-known versions of Saketini Cocktail include Raspberry Saketini Cocktail, Cucumber Saketini Cocktail, Vodka Saketini Cocktail, Blood Orange-Ginger Saketini, The Last Word Cocktail, Tom Collins Cocktail and Red Fog Cocktail.
A Saketini Cocktail is Sake, an alcoholic beverage of Japanese origin that is made from fermented rice that you can make within a few minutes. Therefore, if you really want to try this cocktail, then read the given below easy steps:
Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Serving Size: 01
Utensils: Martini Glass, Mixing Glass, Stirrer or Bar Spoon
- (2.5 ounces) dry sake
- (1 ounce) vodka – any brand that you like
- Chipped ice
- 1 Cucumber slice, a fresh olive, or 3 raspberries on a cocktail stick
- Salt or sugar for rimming
- Lemon slice or lemon juice for rimming
Note: Garnishing of Saketini Cocktail is not compulsory but it is good to enhance the overall look of the simple cocktail.
Saketini Cocktail is traditionally served in a rimmed martini glass. Therefore, take a fresh lemon and cut it into two equal slices. Pick one of the wedges and run it around the rim of the martini glass. Now, dip the wet rim of the glass in sugar or salt. Set it aside until it dries well.
Note: You can skip this step if you want keep you Saketini Cocktail simple by serving it in a simple cocktail glass.
Meanwhile, grab a cocktail mixing glass and half fill it with ice cubes or crushed ice.
Pour in 2.5 ounces of dry sake and 1 ounce of vodka.
Take a bar spoon or stirrer and mix the ingredients well for 5 to 10 seconds.
Strain your Saketini Cocktail into the rimmed martini glass.
Garnish it with olive or a fresh cucumber slice. Otherwise, take three fresh raspberries, insert them into a cocktail stick and place it in your Saketini Cocktail glass. Serve.