|1 1⁄4 fl oz||Rutte Dry Gin|
|1 1⁄4 fl oz||Noilly Prat Extra Dry|
|1 fl oz||Fino sherry|
|1⁄2 fl oz||Triple sec liqueur (40%)|
Difford's Guide remains free-to-use thanks to the support of the brands in red above.
Dry, complex and aromatic. An equal parts gin and vermouth Martini with a good dose of fino sherry and a splash of triple sec.
In W.J. Tarling's 1937 Café Royal Cocktail Book the invention of this cocktail is credited to A.J. Smith.
Our Martini cocktail page details its evolution and other common variants.