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Gin Martini Cocktail Recipe: How to Make a Classic Martini

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Nov 8, 2020 • 1 min read

Of all the classic cocktails in all the cocktail bars in all the world, the iconic Martini reigns supreme. Stunning in its simplicity and strikingly elegant when ordered with confidence, a perfect Martini showcases the sharp, botanical flavors of gin and vermouth.

For a subtle variation on this classic gin cocktail, try a Martinez which includes maraschino liqueur and Angostura bitters. To give your Gin Martini a briny undercurrent, make it a Dirty Martini by adding a splash of olive juice.