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The Classic Martini + The Dirty Martini

I keep ingredients for a few cocktails on hand when we have parties, and can always quickly whip up a Classic or Dirty Martini for guests on demand.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: dirty martini
Servings: 1 drink
Calories: 186kcal
Author: Jennifer Farley

Ingredients

for the classic martini

  • 2 1/2 ounces London dry gin or vodka
  • 1 ounce dry vermouth

for the dry martini

  • 2 1/2 ounces London dry gin or vodka
  • 1 ounce dry vermouth
  • 1/2 ounce olive juice (use the brine from a jar of green olives)

Instructions

To prepare the classic martini:

  • Fill a cocktail shaker halfway with ice and add the gin or vodka, and vermouth. Shake vigorously for 10-15 seconds to chill the ingredients. Strain into a martini glass.

To prepare the dry martini:

  • Place 1-2 green olives in a martini glass.
  • Fill a cocktail shaker halfway with ice and add the gin or vodka, olive juice, and vermouth. Shake vigorously for 10-15 seconds to chill the ingredients. Strain into the prepared martini glass.

Nutrition

Calories: 186kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g