Martini Cocktail Masterclass

The classic dry gin martini is an iconic cocktail and one that should be on every bartender's list of drinks to know. Though many martinis have been created, there is only one martini and few drinks can beat this simple recipe. There is no mystery to the martini. It is, quite simply, gin and dry vermouth.

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Ingredients For

  • 2.5oz
  • 0.5oz
  • 1dash
  • 1slice

Equipment

  • 1 cocktail shaker
  • 1 martini glass
  • 1 strainer

How To Make

Prepare a chilled martini glass by filling it with ice cubes. Set aside.
Add all ingredients to a shaker.
Shake very well for 10 seconds.
Empty glass and strain martini into the chilled glass.
Cut lemon in half and use for the rim.
Use lemon peel to garnish.

 

Enjoy!

 

Music: Nifty Piece of Work by Anders Bothén

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