- Prep: 5 min
- Cook Time: –
- Total: 5 min
- Serving: 1 Serving
Although its origin is elusive and quite mysterious, what is clear is that the martini is recognized as the world’s premier cocktail and is known all over the world.
- 2-1/2 ounces gin
- 1/4 ounce dry vermouth
- Green olives or twist of lemon peel
- 6 ice cubes
- Place a martini glass into the freezer for 5 minutes to chill.
- Put the gin and the vermouth in a cocktail shaker, add the ice and stir or shake the mixture for 30 seconds until chilled.
- Strain the mixture into the prepared glass and garnish with 1 or more green olives, or a twist of lemon peel; serve immediately.