January 9, 2013

Author Notes: Gin and stirred, this drink is the most classic cocktail of all.
Erika Kotite

Makes: 1
Cook time: 5 min


  • 2 ounces gin
  • 1 ounce vermouth
  • Ice
  • Green olive or lemon twist
In This Recipe


  1. Pour gin and vermouth into a shaker filled partway with ice.
  2. Stir vigorously with a long-handled cocktail spoon for at least 30 seconds.
  3. Strain liquid into a chilled martini glass. Garnish.

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