- SERVINGS: makes 1 drink
“Most people ask for dry Martinis (made with little or no vermouth) because they’ve had a bad vermouth experience,” says Eric Alperin. “Like wine, vermouth isn’t meant to be kept open for months. It should be refrigerated and used within a week.”
Slideshow: Wonderful Martinis
- 2 ounces gin
- 1 ounce dry vermouth
- 1 olive or 1 lemon twist, for garnish
- Fill a pint glass with ice. Add the gin and vermouth and stir well. Strain into a chilled coupe and garnish with the olive or lemon twist.