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Dry Martini - Recipe

The classic party cocktail.
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Dry Martini Recipe
  • Chill glass in the freezer.
  • Fill a pitcher (a martini pitcher if available) with ice. Slowly pour the gin into pitcher. Add dry vermouth and gently stir. Strain into a chilled glass.
  • Garnish with an olive.

           *"Very dry" martini: Add only a single drop of vermouth or place a splash of vermouth in a chilled glass, swirl the vermouth to cover the inside of glass. Pour the vermouth out of glass before pouring chilled gin.

Prep Time: 1 minute
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Container: Martini pitcher and Martini glass
Servings: 1
-2 1/2 ounces dry gin
-1/2 ounce dry vermouth*
- Garnish: olive and/or lemon peel
- Ice