National Martini Day is Sunday, June 19th, and here are the best martini recipes to celebrate the much-loved holiday:
Created by Takuma Watanabe, Co-Founder and Beverage Director of Martiny’s (121 E 17th St, New York, NY)
2 oz Kástra Elión
0.25 oz Carpano Bianco Vermouth
Stir over ice. Grapefruit peel discarded. Served up in a Nick and Nora glass. Garnish with a greek olive.
Available at Gin Lane Bar (Barr Hill Distillery, 116 Gin Lane, Montpelier, VT)
2.25oz Barr Hill Gin
0.75oz Dry Vermouth
Lemon Twist Garnish
Combine ingredients in a mixing glass, add ice, stir, and strain into a cocktail glass. garnish with a lemon twist.
The DCV Martini is made with Double Cross Vodka, seven-times distilled and filtered made with estate-grown winter wheat and mountain spring water. Smooth, elegant and crisp, this is best with Double Cross Bleu Cheese Truffle Olives.
3 ounces Double Cross Vodka
1-ounce dry vermouth
Double Cross Bleu Cheese Truffle Olives
Pour all ingredients into a mixing glass with ice. Stir well.