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This Week on “Dinner Classics” Cocktail Maestro Norm Owen shows there’s only one way to make a Martini

Station Blog2018-8-31By: Classical Staff

This week, Cocktail Maestro Norm Own explains that there is one – and only one – way to make a classic martini. Anything else is a variation. Here is the definitive recipe:

The Classical Martini
2 oz Gin
1 oz Dry (white) Vermouth (make sure it is fresh!  i.e. hasn’t been sitting at the back of the cupboard for months)
1 dash Orange Bitters

STIR on ice – contrary to what 007* says, shaking will make your martini cloudy.

Strain into a coupe. Garnish with a lemon twist

*Also contrary to what James Bond says, a “vodka martini” is NOT a martini; its real name is “The Kangaroo”…

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