About the Recipe
The Vodka Martini, also known as a Vodka Mart, is a classic cocktail made with vodka and dry vermouth. The origins of the Martini are somewhat disputed, but it is believed to have originated in the late 1800s or early 1900s. The traditional Martini recipe calls for gin and dry vermouth, however, the vodka martini became popular in the 1950s and 60s. The Vodka Martini is often garnished with an olive or a lemon twist, and it is typically served in a chilled martini glass. The drink is known for its clean and elegant taste, and it is considered a classic cocktail that is perfect for any occasion. It is a popular drink among vodka enthusiasts and it's often associated with the image of sophistication and glamour. The Vodka Martini is a strong and simple drink, it can be easily customized with the addition of different flavors such as olive brine, orange bitters, or different types of olives.
Expedition Vodka (2 oz)
Dry Vermouth (1/2 oz)
Fill a mixing glass or shaker with ice
Pour the vodka and vermouth into the glass or shaker
Stir or shake until well chilled
Strain the mixture into a chilled martini glass
Garnish with olives
You can also garnish it with a lemon twist instead of olives, if you prefer.
You can also make it "dirty" by adding a splash of olive brine to the mix.
You can also make it "perfect" by using equal parts of vermouth and vodka and garnish with a twist.