Classic Martini {Gin or Vodka}
A classic martini served "up and dirty", shaken, not stirred, and garnished with home stuffed anchovy or blue cheese olives. Use your favorite gin or vodka for this cocktail.
  • 1.5 shots Gin (Bombay Sapphire)
  • .5 shot extra dry vermouth
  • 1 tsp. olive brine (opt. if you want a "dirty" martini)
  • 3 anchovy stuffed olives or 3 blue cheese stuffed olives*
  1. In shaker filled half full with ice, combine gin, vermouth and olive brine. Shake well and strain into chilled martini glass.
  2. Garnish with olives.
*You can purchase anchovy and blue cheese stuffed olives, or make your own. Purchase large pitted green olives, a can of flat anchovy fillets, and your favorite blue cheese and stuff the olives!
Recipe by I'm Bored, Let's Go... at