Martini

READY IN: 5mins
SERVES: 1
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • Martini
  • 2
    ounces gin (or vodka)
  • 12
  • Classic Dry Martini
  • 2
    ounces gin (or vodka)
  • 1 12
    teaspoons dry vermouth
  • Extra-Dry Martini
  • 2
    ounces gin (or vodka)
  • 1
    teaspoon dry vermouth
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DIRECTIONS

  • Add ingredients to a cocktail shaker filled with ice; shake vigorously.
  • Strain into a chilled glass.
  • Garnish with olive.
  • **Cajun Martini: substitute jalapeno-infused vodka or gin for regular gin; garnish with a pickled tomato or okra, or a tiny whole red or green chile.
  • **Dirty Martini: add 1 to 2 teaspoons olive brine.
  • **Fino Martini: substitute 2 teaspoons fino sherry for the vermouth.
  • **Gibson: garnish with a cocktail onion.
  • **Paisley Martini: reduce vermouth to 1 1/2 teaspoon; add 1 teaspoon Scotch; garnish with lemon twist.
  • **Perfect Martini: use half sweet vermouth and half dry vermouth; garnish with orange slice.
  • **Rumtini: substitute light rum for gin; garnish with lime twist.
  • **Saketini: substitute sake for the vermouth; garnish with lemon twist or olive.
  • **Scotini: substitute Scotch for the vermouth; garnish with lemon twist.
  • **Sweet Martini: substitute sweet vermouth for the dry vermouth; garnish with orange slice.
  • Tequini: substitute tequila for gin.
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