The traditional martini recipes
call for the use of gin
The drink is served in its own martini glass and garnished with either a lime
or an olive
Though the exact origins of the cocktail is unclear, similar drinks began appearing in bar menus
around the 19th century.
The popularity of this cocktail drink rose during the Prohibition era, thanks
largely to the ease in which gin could be illegally manufactured. It is enjoyed by both men and women
Despite the uncertain origins, it
is largely agreed upon that the cocktail is an American concoction.
The drink continued to gain popularity even after the Prohibition era was over, and has been
introduced in various flavors such as apple, expresso, or pomegranate,
and the like.
There are many variations to the cocktail. The standard mixture is gin and vermouth or vodka and vermouth, however
the combinations are endless.
In fact, you can make this drink using almost any distilled liquids such as sake, tequila, brandy, bourbon, etc.
- Kick back with a sweet and tangy apple-licious concoction that's good for any occasion!
- Perfect for a desert cocktail followed after a meal or a stand-alone, sweet drink that'll satisfy
the sweet tooth in you!
- Great choice for chocolate-lovers.
Dirty Martini Recipe
- Learn how to make the traditional, dirty version.
- Perfect blending alcohol and caffeine into a smooth-flavored drink that pairs well with chocolatey deserts.