The Martini is a cocktail made with gin and vermouth, and garnished with an olive or a lemon twist. Over the years, the Martini has become one of the best-known mixed alcoholic beverages.

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  • Cracked ice
  • 2 1/2 ounces London dry gin, such as Beefeater
  • 1/2 ounce dry vermouth, preferably Noilly Prat
  • Green olive for garnish


In mixing glass or cocktail shaker filled with ice, combine gin and vermouth. Stir well, about 20 seconds, then strain into martini glass. Garnish with olive and serve.

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