This is one of my favorite blue martinis that I created when experimenting with pear-infused vodkas. There are two different flavors that are possible with this drink, depending on the gin that you choose. For a light, refreshing Dafne Martini I prefer the aromatics of Bombay Sapphire, though I also enjoy fruitier gins like Tanqueray Rangpur. Boodles, Bulldog and Martin Miller's take this drink to the drier side. It's all a matter of what you're in the mood for at the time.
I also like to play with the garnish. It ranges from a lemon twist to some fresh blueberries. Strawberry, cherry, lime, orange, almost any garnish will work.
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 3 minutes
Yield: 1 Cocktail
- 1 1/2 ounces gin
- 1 1/2 ounces pear vodka
- 1/2 ounce blue curacao
- 1/2 ounce dry vermouth
- Dash of orange bitters
- Pour the liquors and vermouth into a cocktail shaker with ice.
- Shake well.
- Strain into a well-chilled cocktail glass.
- Add a dash of orange bitters.
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