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Martini

  • Servings: makes 1 drink

The original martini, allegedly invented in the U.S. in the 1860s, was made with sweet vermouth. One of the first recipes for a dry martini, made with dry vermouth, appeared in Frank P. Newman's 1904 American Bar.

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Ingredients

  • Ice
  • 3 ounces gin
  • 1 ounce dry vermouth
  • 1 lemon twist, for garnish

How to make this recipe

  1. Fill a pint glass with ice. Add the gin and vermouth and stir well. Strain into a chilled martini glass or coupe and garnish with the lemon twist.

Notes

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Contributed By Photo © Wendell T. Webber Published January 2010

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