Dirty Martini Cocktail

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Ingredients

Barware

Martini glass
Measuring jigger
Mixing glass
Bar spoon
Strainer

Nutrition

There are approximately 182 calories in one serving of Dirty Martini Cocktail.

Styles & Flavours

Dirty Martini Cocktail image

Serve in a

Martini glass

Garnish:

Olive on stick

How to make:

STIR all ingredients with ice and strain into a chilled glass.

2 12 fl oz Rutte Dry Gin
14 fl oz Olive brine (from jarred olive)
14 fl oz Noilly Prat Extra Dry
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AKA:

F.D.R. Martini after the American president Franklin Delano Roosevelt.

Comment:

This drink varies from delicious to disgusting, depending on the liquid in your jar of olives. Oil will provide a revolting emulsion: make sure that your olives are packed in brine.

Variant:

Substitute vodka for gin.

About:

Some attribute the creation of this drink to Roosevelt: the 32nd president was a keen home bartender, although his cocktails were reportedly 'horrendous' and there is no evidence that he used olive brine in his Martinis.

Also see our Dry Martini page.

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