Martini with olives
Makes 1 serving Dry martinis may have only a few drops of vermouth, while a regular martini has the full 1/2 ounce measure noted here. Be sure to ask your guests how dry they like their martinis before adding the vermouth!

Ingredients

3 oz vodka or gin 1/2 oz dry vermouth, or as needed…

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Martini

Makes 1 serving Dry martinis may have only a few drops of vermouth, while a regular martini has the full 1/2 ounce measure noted here. Be sure to ask your guests how dry they like their martinis before adding the vermouth!

Ingredients

  • 3 oz vodka or gin
  • 1/2 oz dry vermouth, or as needed
  • Olive and/or lemon twists, as needed

Directions

  1. Combine the vodka or gin and vermouth in a mixing glass filled with ice (the less vermouth you add, the dryer the martini will be). Stir with a bar spoon until cold. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with olive or lemon twist, or both.
    For a Dirty Martini, add ½ ounce olive brine and garnish with an olive. For a Gibson, garnish with cocktail onions.

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