How To Make A Dry Martini

How To Make A Dry Martini

The martini is arguably *THE* classic cocktail.  If you ask an uninitiated cocktail enthusiast to visualize a cocktail, they probably see this:



A classic martini, with an olive, in a “martini glass” (this is actually called a “cocktail glass”).

The great thing about martini’s is that they’re incredibly easy, classy, and pack a boozy punch.


  • Ice
  • 2 1/2 oz dry gin (such as Beefeater)
  • 1/2 oz dry vermouth (such as Martini & Rossi)
  • 1 olive
  • 2 dashes Angostura bitters

Glass type: Cocktail glass


  1. Pour gin and vermouth into a mixing glass with ice cubes
  2. Add 2 dashes of Angostura bitters
  3. Stir for 80 seconds
  4. Strain into a cocktail glass
  5. Serve with an olive