Perfect Vodka Martini
If you want to take it back to basics, this classic vodka recipe is exactly what you’re looking for. It is a simple drink with limited ingredients- but that is what makes it a classic. Gaining its U.S popularity mid-century, the vodka martini was adored by both men and women as the drink screamed status. Known in popular culture thanks to James Bond, we will show you how to prepare this drink both shaken and stirred.
Vodka Martini Ingredients
How to Make a Vodka Martini
Want your glass chilled? Pour some water on your favorite martini glass and put it in the freezer for 15 minutes while you practice your mixology. How many ounces of vodka in a martini? You can try out our recommendation of 2 ½ ounces and add more if you are feeling extra saucy. Then add ½ ounce of Dry Vermouth. Add a green olive or lemon zest to garnish your perfect vodka martini.
Shaken, Not Stirred
You’ll want your mix cold, so fill your cocktail shaker with ice. Next add vodka and vermouth, shake until chilled, the strain into your frosted martini glass.
Stirred, Not Shaken
Fill your cocktail shaker with ice, then pour in both of your vodka and vermouth servings. Stir heartily for about 20 seconds until chilled, then strain into your cold glass.
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