The Dry Martini

The Dry Martini

Alfred Hitchcock preferred his martinis so dry that he felt it was enough to wave an empty glass at a bottle of gin across the room. While we don't go quite that far, we do like it dry.

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The Dry Martini

Alfred Hitchcock preferred his martinis so dry that he felt it was enough to wave an empty glass at a bottle of gin across the room. While we don't go quite that far, we do like it dry.

Recipe from The Food Channel
Recipe from The Food Channel
The Dry Martini
by 1  person
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Classic Martini, Cocktails, Drinks
Ingredients
  • 2 1/2  ounces London dry gin
  •  Splash of French dry vermouth
  •  Olive, chilled, for garnish
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Directions
1. 
Chill a V-shaped martini glass in refrigeration or by filling with ice and water.
2. 
Fill a large glass or cocktail shaker with ice. Add gin and vermouth. Stir with a long bar spoon for approximately 20 seconds, until the liquids are thoroughly chilled and the ice has started to melt.
3. 
Strain into chilled glass; add chilled olive and serve.
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