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4 Martini Recipes from Classic to Modern



The Martini! A true classic that changed more in name and build than maybe any other in history. In this video, I’ll show you how to make 4 different styles of Martini: from a bare-bones, 1904 classic to a modern interpretation with modern gin. I hope you enjoy! Full recipes and descriptions below.


Difford’s Guide History of the Martini:


Difford’s Guide to Gin Styles:


“Crisp Cocktail” (Applegreen’s Bar Book, 1904)

3-4 dashes Orange Bitters

1.5 oz Dolin Dry Vermouth

1.5 oz Plymouth Gin


“Classic 1950’s Martini”

3-4 dashes Orange Bitters

.5 oz Dolin Dry Vermouth

3 oz Plymouth Gin


For both: Stir in a mixing glass over ice until chilled. Strain into Martini or Nick and Nora glass. Express lemon oil over cocktail and serve with a single cocktail olive.


“New American Martini”

.5 oz Rockwell Extra Dry Vermouth

3 oz The Block “Spring” Gin


“Botanical Gin”

.5 oz Dolin Blanc Vermouth

3 oz Uncle Val’s Botanical Gin


Stir in a mixing glass over ice until chilled. Strain into Martini or Nick and Nora glass. Express lemon oil over cocktail and serve with a single cocktail olive with the New American style. No olive with the Botanical.


Chapters

00:00 INTRODUCTION

00:28 MARTINI HISTORY

02:17 CLASSIC INGREDIENTS

03:22 LET’S MAKE 2 CLASSIC MARTINIS!

04:14 NEW GIN STYLES

05:12 LET’S MAKE MODERN MARTINIS!

06:11 CIGAR PAIRING – MY FATHER NO. 4 LANCERO

6:52 CONCLUSION


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