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Perfect Martini

Perfect Martini

A popular variant of the classic Martini.

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Ingredients [ oz | cl ][ My Bar ]
2 12 oz Gin[ Add ]
14 oz Dry Vermouth[ Add ]
14 oz Sweet Vermouth[ Add ]
1 Olive[ Add ]
Method: Prepare in a shaker
Glass: Cocktail
  1. Pour the gin, dry vermouth and sweet vermouth into a shaker, along with a few ice cubes.
  2. Shake very gently for a few seconds, until the mix is chilled. Don't shake too hard; it will create air bubbles that will get you a cloudy drink.
  3. Pour into a chilled cocktail glass.
  4. Drop in olive in the glass for decoration.

Volume: 3.0 oz
Alcohol units: 3.2 standard drinks
Alcohol by volume (ABV): 36%


Times viewed: 58930
Average Score: 8.2 (6 votes)

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A "Perfect" Martini, like any "Perfect" drink for that matter, is done with half dry vermouth, half sweet vermouth.

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Added by David on
Last updated on 2009-11-16 13:14:59
Status: Approved