Happy National Martini Day – Celebrate with Our Favorites

Cosmopolitan Martini

1/2 oz. orange liqueur
1 oz. vodka 
Juice of 1/2 lime
A splash of cranberry juice
Put all ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled halfway with ice. Shake well and strain into one of our chilled Bach martini glasses. 
Perfect Gin Martini

2 oz. dry gin

1 oz. dry vermouth

Put gin and vermouth in a cocktail shaker filled halfway with ice. Shake well. Strain and pour into chilled Crescendo martini glass. Garnish with one or more olives.

Manhattan

2 oz. rye or bourbon

1/2 oz. sweet vermouth

1/2 oz. dry vermouth

2 dashes of Angostura or orange bitters

Maraschino cherry for garnish

Combine all but the cherry in a cocktail shaker filled halfway with ice. Shake well, strain, and pour into chilled Hypnos martini glass. Garnish with maraschino cherry (can use a twist of lemon peel instead if you prefer).

Perfect Vodka Martini

3 oz. vodka

1 oz. dry vermouth

olives for garnish

Combine vodka and vermouth in cocktail shaker half filled with ice. Shake well. Strain and pour into chilled Michelangelo martini glass. Garnish with olives.

There you have it. Our favorite classic martinis – what’s yours?

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