Rumor has it that the French Martini was invented in New York City / USA in the 1980s. The cocktail was produced during the 1980s–1990s cocktail renaissance. The key ingredient that makes a martini “French” is Chambord, a black raspberry liqueur that has been produced in France since 1685.
- 60 ml/ 2 oz. vodka
- 15 ml / ½ oz. Chambord liqueur
- 45 ml / 1½ oz. fresh pineapple juice
- Pour all ingredients into shaker with ice cubes.
- Shake well and strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
- Squeeze oil from lemon peel onto the drink.
- Garnish with a piece of pineapple.
Chambord Liqueur Royale de France is produced in the Loire Valley from black raspberries and blackberries, Madagascar vanilla, Moroccan citrus peel, honey and cognac. Whole raspberries and blackberries are steeped in French spirits for a period of several weeks to produce a fruit infusion.
- Absolut vodka | USA* | UK* | Germany*
- Chambord liqueur | USA | UK* | Germany*
- Glasses| USA* | UK* | Germany*