How to make Perfect Martini

The Perfect Martini

A martini is a serious cocktail, here is my favorite way to make it! With gin, obviously, and a twist of lemon.
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Course: Beverages, Cocktail
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Easy Recipes, Quick Recipes
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 3 minutes
Servings: 1 Martini
Calories: 202kcal

Ingredients

  • 3 ounces gin I prefer Hendricks
  • 1/4 ounce dry vermouth
  • strip of lemon zest
  • Ice

Instructions

  • In a pint glass or cocktail shaker, add ice, gin and vermouth. Allow them to sit, without shaking or stirring, for 2-3 minutes. You can swirl it a few times if you want.
  • If you are zesting the lemon, do it right over the martini glass.
  • Strain the martini into a chilled martini glass, give the lemon zest a twist over the glass and add it to the drink.
  • Serve right away to your adoring fans.

Notes

This is a very strong drink. If you are a lightweight, you may want to share it. You can also make this with 2 ounces of gin if you prefer.

Nutrition

Calories: 202kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Sodium: 1mg
Nutritional information is an estimate for your convenience. If you have strict nutritional needs, please do your due diligence to make sure this recipe fits your needs.
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