The Martinez

This classic recipe first appeared in O. H. Byron’s 1884 Modern Bartenders’ Guide and is said to be the inspiration for the Martini. Legend is mixed on who created this classic cocktail and its origin—only the drink knows the true story…
Photography By Mary McClung | September 15, 2015


Place all ingredients into a shaking tin. Fill with ice. Stir for 10 seconds, then gently strained out into a martini/coup/ Marie-Antonette glass. Garnish with orange twist.

Recipes courtesy of Logan Hunter, Cardinal Spirits

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  • 1ounces sweet vermouth
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  • 2 dashes Angostura bitters
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