Perfect Gin Martini: Stirred Not Shaken

Makes 1 Cocktail


  • chilled martini glass
  • 2 oz gin
  • 1 oz dry vermouth (keep vermouth in the refrigerator)
  • 2 dashes orange bitters
  • enough cracked ice to fill mixing glass ½ to ⅔ full
  • lemon twist for garnish


Make the Martini

  1. Fill a tall mixing glass ½-⅔ full with cracked ice
  2. Add gin, vermouth and bitters and stir vigorously
  3. Strain into chilled martini glass
  4. Garnish with a lemon twist