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Flavored Martini Cocktail Recipe

Fruit Martinis, Sweet Martinis, and Spiced Martinis

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Pear Martinis

Pear Martinis

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Cosmopolitan Cocktail

Cosmopolitan Cocktail

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Gimlet Cocktail
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There are thousands of cocktails that have taken the martini name over the years and many of them resemble the original Martini in glassware alone. Here you will find all of the fun flavored martinis that have been created, including fruits, creamy dessert martinis, and spiced (and spicy) and herbal cocktails.

 

Navigate the Martini Recipe Collection:

  1. Classics and Liquor-Vermouth Variations
  2. Martinis Listed by Flavor (below)
  3. Martinis Listed by Distilled Spirit

 

Fruity Martinis

Fruit martinis are the most popular because there are so many possibilities and combinations that can be constructed using juices, fruit liqueurs, and infused spirits. The majority of these are newer cocktails, though there are a few classics that add just a touch of fruit to a standard liquor base. Also, some of these drinks rely more on juices than they do on liquor, so they tend to be a little softer on the alcohol content. Don't let that fool you, however. Fruits can often mask how much alcohol you think you're drinking and it is easy to cross the line of one too many.

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Sweet Treat Martinis

These are the martinis that fix a craving for the sweet and decadent. Many are creamy or have been created to simulate the taste of a popular dessert or candy and many are too delicious to be true. You will also find that there are a few ways to get the same flavor combinations. Mint-chocolate, coffee-cream, and chocolate-orange are some of the popular combinations that are great in cocktails and can be created using a variety of ingredients. If find that you don't care for one, try a recipe with a similar flavor combination, you may find it's the one for you.

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Spiced Martinis

Though it may be small, this is a fun (and growing) list of martinis. Here, I have grouped spiced martinis and spicy martinis, any drink that has a little kick behind it. Some, like the Habanero Martini, are blatantly hot-spicy, while others use a little ginger or cinnamon to accent the drink. Still others add spice as a contrast to cream or fruits, while others use a combination to transform holiday desserts into liquid delights.

Have fun with these, but remember that it is very easy to have too much spice, so take it easy.

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Herbal Martinis

Herbs are everywhere in cocktails now and martinis are a great way to show off their unique flavors. Some of these use classic herbal liqueurs that have been around for a century or more, while others use a fresher approach, infusing the herbal flavor into syrups or spirits. One thing that these have in common is that they are some of the most refreshing neat cocktails that you will find.

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This collection of cocktail recipes is an ongoing project and is updated regularly.

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