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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What makes a martini dirty?

The comprehensive drink collection at the Drink Mixers website lists olive juice and olives as the ingredients that transform a traditional martini cocktail into what bartenders call a "dirty" mart... Read More »

What makes a martini 'dirty'?

A dirty martini is a classic martini with a splash of olive juice, usually garnished with an olive. You can prepare it with either vodka or gin. The link below includes a recipe for a vodka dirty ... Read More »

What are some good dirty martini recipes?

2 1/2oz london dry gin1/4oz dry vermouthteaspoon or two of olive brine Stirred over ice till chilled and served with a pair of blue cheese stuffed olives.

How to Make a Dirty Martini?

A Dirty Martini is a classic vodka or gin martini that is made with olive juice (also called olive brine).