Dry martini

Time 2 minutes
Yields Serves 1
Dry martini

Stir the gin and vermouth with ice for 25 to 30 seconds, then strain into a chilled martini glass. Add the olive garnish.

From Gary Regan’s “The Joy of Mixology.” He advises that if you are using one of the very dry and perfumed gins, such as Plymouth, Junipero, Tanqueray or Beefeater, you may want to increase the proportion of vermouth slightly.

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