Martinez (with Old Tom gin)

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Ingredients

Barware

Martini
Measuring jigger
Mixing glass
Bar spoon
Strainer
Fine sieve

Nutrition

183 Calories

Styles & Flavours

Martinez (with Old Tom gin) image

Serve in

Martini

Garnish:

Orange zest twist (discarded) & Luxardo Maraschino cherry

How to make:

STIR ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass.

2 fl oz Old Tom gin
14 fl oz Noilly Prat Extra Dry
34 fl oz Martini Rosso vermouth
14 fl oz Luxardo Maraschino liqueur
1 dash Angostura Aromatic Bitters
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Comment:

Use an authentic tasting distilled old tom gin that's balanced rather than overly sweet and you'll have a fabulous cocktail.

We've used dry vermouth to balance the sweet vermouth but if you're looking for simplicity and less ingredients then you might want to omit the dry vermouth and balance by reducing the sweet vermouth and maraschino while also doubling the bitters as follows:

2 shot Old Tom Gin
2/3 shot Sweet vermouth
1/8 shot Maraschino
2 dashes of orange bitters

Origin:

Our Martinez cocktail page provides a detailed history of this style of drink.

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