What does it mean when people say "ill have a martini, dirty.....or martini please....dry."?

Answer First off, a classic Martini is made with Gin, not Vodka. Vodka became popular after the James Bond 007 films, in which Sean Connerry's character ordered his "Vodka Martini, shaken, not stirred."Su... Read More »

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Do you like drinking "GIN Martini's" or "Vodka MARTINI'S" the MOST?

I switched over from vodka to gin martinis a few years ago. I drank my vodka martinis "extra dry", as TV and movies told me to do, with olives. Now that I've switched to gin I think it needs the ... Read More »

What ingredient turns a dry martini into a wet martini?

The ingredient that turns a dry martini into a wet martini is vermouth. While vermouth is also used in a dry martini, a wet martini has much more vermouth. Vermouth is an aromatic white wine that... Read More »

What is a wet martini?

A martini is an alcoholic cocktail traditionally made of gin or vodka and vermouth in specific proportions, garnished with a green olive. However, there are many variations on this classic drink, i... Read More »

How to Use a Martini Shaker?

A martini shaker contains multiple components that allow you to shake and chill a variety of cocktails and strain them into a glass. The two most popular types of shakers are the cobbler shaker and... Read More »