Kamikaze Drink Recipe

Kamikaze cocktail

A kamikaze is a delicious and refreshing cocktail that includes lime juice, triple sec, and vodka. The cocktail is traditionally served in a chilled lowball glass, although some people serve it as a shot or in a martini glass.

How to Mix a Kamikaze

The basic kamikaze is simple to make because it includes equal measures of its three ingredients. It is best when made with fresh lime juice and high quality vodka.

Ingredients

  • 1 ounce vodka
  • 1 ounce triple sec
  • 1 ounce fresh lime juice
  • Ice
  • Twist of lime

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker.
  2. Shake until drink is well-mixed and chilled.
  3. Serve in a short chilled lowball glass and garnish with a twist of lime.

Kamikaze Variations

You can also vary the basic kamikaze recipe to make other delicious cocktails.

Cranberry Kamikaze

Cranberries add a hint of sweetness to this tart drink.

Ingredients

  • 1 ounce vodka
  • 1 ounce triple sec
  • 1/2 ounce fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 cup cranberry juice
  • Ice
  • Twist of lime

Instructions

  1. Place all ingredients in a cocktail shaker.
  2. Shake until well-mixed and chilled.
  3. Pour into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with a twist of lime.

Blue Kamikaze

Blue curaçao replaces the triple sec, giving berry flavor and a bright blue color.

Ingredients

  • 1 ounce vodka
  • 1 ounce blue curaçao
  • 1 ounce fresh lemon juice
  • Ice

Instructions

  1. Place all ingredients in a cocktail shaker.
  2. Shake until well combined and chilled.
  3. Pour into a chilled lowball glass.

Kamikaze Mocktail

You can still enjoy the flavors of a kamikaze in an alcohol-free cocktail.

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces fresh squeezed orange juice
  • 2 ounces fresh squeezed lime juice
  • 3 dashes Angostura bitters
  • Ice
  • Twist of lime

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker.
  2. Shake until drink is well-combined and chilled.
  3. Serve in a lowball glass with a twist of lime.

A Refreshing Beverage

Because it is tart, a kamikaze makes a refreshing alcoholic beverage. Enjoy one the next time you have a cocktail.

Kamikaze Drink Recipe