The Kamikaze is made of equal parts vodka, triple sec and lime juice. According to the International Bartenders Association it is served straight up in a cocktail glass. This cocktail was invented in Japan's Yokosuka naval base (near Tokyo) when the country was under American occupation. In Japanese, kamikaze means "divine wind".


  • 1 Oz Vodka
  • 1 Oz Cointreau
  • 1 Oz lime juice

Elaboration Process

  1. Add all the ingredients in a cocktail shaker and fill with ice cubes.
  2. Shake vigorously for 8 to 10 seconds.
  3. Add into a cocktail glass with a few ice cubes, using an strainer.
  4. Garnish with the lime wedge and serve cold.

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