- cocktail shaker
- Hawthorn strainer
- mesh strainer
- chilled martini glass
- skewer for garnish
Add the gin or vodka, vermouth and olive brine to a shaker filled with ice.
Shake for 15–20 seconds until well chilled.
Double strain, with a hawthorn strainer through fine mesh strainer into a chilled cocktail glass.
Garnish with a skewer of olives.
One of the most popular savory cocktails ever created, the Dirty Martini features gin or vodka, dry vermouth and olive brine.