Classic Cocktail Recipe

This recipe reflects the classic martini ratio of gin to vermouth. Feel free to adjust the balance to suit your taste.

Recommended glass: Martini

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~ ice cubes
1 1/2 ounces gin
1/4 ounce dry vermouth
~ large olive or lemon peel for garnish

1. Chill the glass in the refrigerator, or fill it with ice for several minutes, then discard the ice.

2. Pour the gin and vermouth into an ice-filled shaker and shake well.

3. Strain into a martini glass, garnish with a large olive or lemon peel, and serve immediately.


Preparation Time: 
Several minutes.