Smirnoff Black recipes – Black Tie

Black TieTo celebrate the world premiere of Quantum of Solace tonight in London’s Leicester Square, we bring you the last of the 4 official Quantum of Solace cocktails by Kenji Jesse, the Global Ambassador for Smirnoff Black.

The Black Tie is a wonderful blend of 007’s favourite tipples. Using the distinctively smooth Smirnoff Black vodka as it’s base, shaken with fresh mint and a touch of sugar topped up with sparkling Champagne.

Imagine it as a Bond girl fizz or as an entry into his Little Black Book.

Black Tie
Ingredients 50ml Smirnoff Black
6mint leaves
5ml sugar syrup
50ml Champagne
Method Shake the Smirnoff Black, mint and sugar well with ice. Double strain into a champagne flute, topping with champagne and stirring. Garnish with a mint leaf
Ice None
Glass Champagne Flute
Garnish Mint Leaf


Notes Important to Double strain this drink to insure no mint bits floating in the drink.

David Leigh founded The James Bond Dossier in 2002. A fan of 007 since the age of 8, he is also author of The Complete Guide to the Drinks of James Bond. You can order a copy here if you don't own it already.

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