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A variation of the classic dry martini that was made with Gin, the Vodka Martini rapidly gainied popularity through the 1960's and 70's. I would wager that the success of the vodka martini was due largely in part to the James Bond movies. Remember that classic line:
"vodka martini, shaken not stirred."

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Traditional Vodka Martini Recipe

  • 2 ounces Vodka
  • dash dry vermouth
  • olives, lemon peel or cocktail onions for garnish (Vodka martinis usually get a twist of lemon peel)

Fill a shaker cup with ice. add the vermouth and stir gently. add vodka and stir again. strain into martini glass and garnish.

Note: for a very dry martini drain vermouth from shaker glass before adding vodka



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