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Martinez

  • SERVINGS: Makes 1 Drink

Most cocktail historians agree that the auburn-colored Martinez, made with sweet vermouth and slightly sweet Old Tom gin, was the precursor to the dry gin martini.

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  1. Ice
  2. 1 1/2 ounces Old Tom gin, preferably Ransom
  3. 3/4 ounce sweet vermouth
  4. 1 teaspoon maraschino liqueur
  5. Dash of Angostura bitters
  6. Dash of orange bitters
  7. 1 lemon twist, for garnish
  1. Fill a pint glass with ice. Add all of the remaining ingredients except the garnish and stir well. Strain into a chilled coupe and garnish with the lemon twist.