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Classic Martini

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Enjoy the classic flavors of the classic martini, made with this easy recipe with vodka or gin. It’s so simple and easy to make!


  • 2 ½ oz gin or vodka
  • ½ oz dry vermouth or to taste
  • optional: dash of orange or aromatic bitters
  • ice
  • lemon twist or 1-3 olives for garnish


  1. Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
  2. Shake until well mixed and chilled.
  3. Strain into a martini glass.
  4. Drop a lemon twist or olive skewer into the glass. Sip and enjoy!


For a large martini: double recipe for 1 large martini to fill something like this large martini glass.

  • Prep Time: 2 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Category: Drinks, Cocktails
  • Method: Shaken
  • Cuisine: American