SHAKE all ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass.
Chilled olive on stick or lemon zest twist
Temperature is key to the enjoyment of this modern classic. Consume while icy cold.
Stir rather than shake.
Exactly where the Vodkatini fits in the vexed question of the origins of the Dry Martini are unknown but it is certain that 'Vodka Martinis' were being served in New York after the repeal of Prohibition in 1933.