East Side Gin Dry Martini
When making a Gin Martini, it’s imperative to start with good ingredients—there’s no place to hide poor quality gin or vermouth in such a straightforward cocktail. East Side Gin is superior.
- Mixing Glass
- Bar Spoon
- Cocktail Strainer
- Chilled Martini Glass
Add the East Side Gin, dry vermouth, and orange bitters into a mixing glass with ice.
- Use a long bar spoon to to stir the for at least 20 to 30 seconds to yield the proper dilution necessary to bring the ingredients into balance and
Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Preferably a martini glass.
Garnish with a lemon twist.
This drink encounters countless variations.
Heart of Gold Vodka Martini: Made with silky, smooth, clean vodka, that sets the gold standard, instead of gin.
Reverse Martini: Swap your gin and vermouth ratios.
Perfect Martini: Features an equal split of dry and sweet vermouth.