James Bolt | Charleston
A textbook example of a 50/50 Martini.
This not-quite-fifty-fifty Martini riff appears in The Nomad Cocktail Book, by bar director Leo Robitschek.
A blend of vermouths sets this rendition apart.
James Bolt's gin Martini recipe calls for a split-gin base, dry vermouth and finally, saline tincture, which gives the cocktail a briny edge.
Eben Freeman's gin Martini recipe calls on the Scottish Old Raj as its base spirit, used dry and sweet vermouths.
(adj.) A description for a vermouth cocktail in which the vermouth component is a mix of half-sweet and half-dry, usually applied to the Martini or the Manhattan.
(adj.) A drink order, usually in reference to the contemporary recipe for dry martinis, that specifies dry vermouth to be mixed with gin in a ratio of 1:5, or 6.
Audrey Saunders' fashionably wet variation.
A good example of how powerful a garnish can be, with this cocktail the onion transforms a bitters-less Martini into an entirely new drink: the Gibson.
This is the future of bartending.