Classic Gin Martini
This iconic cocktail is a simple, three-ingredient drink dating back the late 1800s. Learn how to make a traditional dry Martini, then customize it to suit your individual taste.
- 2½ oz gin
- ½ oz dry vermouth
- 1 dash orange bitters (optional)
Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass and fill it 3/4 with ice.
Stir until well chilled, about 30 times.
Strain the liquid into a chilled cocktail glass and garnish with olives or a lemon twist.