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Martinez
© Wendell T. Webber

Martinez

  • SERVINGS: makes 1 drink

The instructions for making the Martinez in O. H. Byron's 1884 Modern Bartenders' Guide are brief: "Same as Manhattan, only you substitute gin for whisky."

cocktails Glassware Guide

  1. Ice
  2. 1 1/2 ounces Old Tom gin (lightly sweet gin)
  3. 1 1/2 ounces Carpano Antica Formula or other sweet vermouth
  4. 1/4 ounce maraschino liqueur
  5. 2 dashes of Angostura bitters
  6. 1 orange twist, for garnish
  1. Fill a pint glass with ice. Add all of the remaining ingredients except the twist and stir well. Strain into a chilled martini glass or coupe and garnish with the orange twist.