Total Time
5mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 0 mins

Stirred, not shaken variety of what is perhaps the classiest cocktail of all time.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 6 ounces vodka, high quality (you may also use gin, if you prefer)
  • 4 drops vermouth, extra dry
  • ice
  • 3 green olives, to garnish

Directions

  1. Fill a pint glass with ice.
  2. Add the vodka (or gin) and vermouth.
  3. Stir well with a spoon for 30-60 seconds.
  4. Cover the glass with a cocktail strainer and poor into a chilled martini glass.
  5. Garnish the cocktail with three olives threaded onto a fancy cocktail stirrer, or a toothpick.
  6. Serve.