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My Go-To Dirty Martini Recipe

What’s my preference? A martini made with gin, vermouth and plenty of olive juice is shaken until it’s ice cold (ideally with small shards of ice in it).
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Keyword classic cocktail, cocktail, gin, martini, olive, vermouth, vodka
Prep Time 5 minutes
Servings 1


  • ounces gin (or vodka)
  • ½ ounce dry vermouth
  • ½ ounce olive juice
  • Olives, for serving


  • Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add the gin, vermouth and olive juice.
  • Shake vigorously.
  • Pour into a martini glass and garnish with olives.