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What are the ingredients of a martini?
In the 1891 tome 鈥?Cocktail Boothby鈥檚 American Bar-Tender,鈥?the ingredients for a Martini are listed as such: ice, 4 drops of Angostura bitters, 1/2 jigger of Old Tom gin, 1/2 jigger of Italian (sweet) vermouth; a twist of lemon, stirred and strained. While it鈥檚 fairly different from today鈥檚 Martini, it sounds a lot like the Martinez.
What is the best liquor to serve with a martini?
There are all types of martinis, just make sure to serve it in a martini glass, and you鈥檙e good to go! Vodka (or gin) choose a good liquor since it鈥檚 the star of the show. Dry Vermouth, you can use sweet vermouth, but in my opinion, there is nothing that compares with a very dry martini!
What is the alcohol content of a French Martini?
When made with 80-proof vodka, the French martini has an alcohol content right around 19 percent ABV (38 proof). To put that into perspective, the average vodka martini is 56 proof and a vodka cranberry is about 28 proof. I don’t like this at all.
Is the Martini still a classic cocktail?
Despite the new craze for craft cocktails and mixologist creations, sometimes it鈥檚 best to stick with the classics 鈥?and if there鈥檚 one classic cocktail that will forever hold a place in our hearts, it鈥檚 the Martini.