How To: Mix the Martini

Mix the Martini

Learn how to mix the king of cocktails--the Martini! The martini was originated in the middle 19th century.

gin (Bombay or other high quality)
ice (clean ice)

Add vermouth gin and ice into a glass and stir. DO NOT SHAKE! That will add air bubbles and make it frothy, ruining clarity in your drink. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with lemon twist or olive.

The martini is the king of all drinks and is easy to master if you practice. This video gives you all the information you need to start mixing the perfect martini!

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The measures are according to the IBA (International Bartenders Association), 5,5cl gin and 1,5cl dry vermouth. The ice should be as dry as possible even though it is rare in a busy bar...

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