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Classic Cocktail
Prep Time 3 mins
Cook Time 2 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Cocktail
Cuisine Pre-prohibition


  • 2 oz Gin
  • 1/2 oz Dry Vermouth or less
  • 1 Lemon Twist, Olive, or Cocktail Onion for garnish


  • Stir ingredients in mixing glass with ice
  • Strain into chilled cocktail glass


Garnish with olive or lemon twist. If you add a little olive juice, that's a Dirty Martini. Garnished with an onion, that's technically a Gibson. My recipe calls for a heretically old school amount of Vermouth, but make it however you like. Some whisper the word "Vermouth" while stirring their gin.
Keyword cocktail, gin, twist, vermouth