Kamikaze (cocktail)

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Kamikaze
IBA Official Cocktail
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Type Cocktail
Primary alcohol by volume
Served Straight up; without ice
Standard garnish

Lime slice

Standard drinkware
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Cocktail glass
IBA specified ingredients*
Preparation Shake all ingredients together in a mixer with ice. Strain into glass, garnish and serve.
* Kamikaze recipe at International Bartenders Association

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.[1] Garnish is typically a wedge or twist of lime.

Naming[edit]

"Kamikaze" () is a Japanese word literally meaning "divine wind".

Variations[edit]

Dozens of variations exist in online databases today.[2]

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