The 50-50 Martini is, quite simply, a change in the ingredient ratio from a classic Gin Martini. If you like vermouth, you will like this one. It uses an equal amount of gin and dry vermouth and is a nice change of pace from the 4:1 or 8:1 Martinis, and a far cry from the more modern custom of using virtually no vermouth.
Use the best gin and vermouth you can get for this cocktail and add a dash of bitters for a little extra spark.
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 3 minutes
Yield: 1 Cocktail
- Pour the ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice cubes.
- Stir well.
- Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
- Garnish with an olive.
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