Martinez Cocktail Recipe

The Martinez has been featured in cocktail books since the 1880s and is often referred to as the precursor to the Martini. The original called for a malty Dutch Genever before evolving to an Old Tom gin but in recent years it is often made with a dry gin.
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  • 45 ml Gin 1.5 oz
  • 45 ml Sweet Vermouth 1.5 oz
  • 10 ml Luxardo Maraschino 0.33 oz
  • 2 Dashes of Angostura Bitters


  • Combine all the ingredients into your mixing glass
  • Stir with ice for 30-40 seconds
  • Strain into a chilled cocktail glass
  • Express lemon oils over the top
  • Garnish with a maraschino cherry
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