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Cure House Martini

  • TOTAL TIME: 5 MIN
  • SERVINGS: Makes 1 drink

The characters in Mad Men would have mixed their martinis with vodka and just a whisper of vermouth. Neal Bodenheimer prefers to use equal parts gin and vermouth, which makes the drink more food-friendly.

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  1. Ice
  2. 1 1/2 ounces gin
  3. 1 1/2 ounces fresh white vermouth
  4. 2 dashes orange bitters, such as Regans'
  5. 1 lemon twist, for garnish
  1. Fill a cocktail shaker or pint glass with ice. Add the gin, vermouth and bitters and stir until chilled. Strain into a chilled martini glass or coupe. Garnish with the twist and serve.