Stir gin and vermouth with ice in a mixing glass. Strain into a cocktail glass, add the olive, and serve.
dry martini cocktail
2 parts French vermouth to 1 part dry gin
stuffed olives or lemon rind curls
1. Shake the vermouth and gin together with some cracked ice in a shaker.
2. Pour into a glass and float a stuffed olive or a curl of lemon rind on top.
3. The proportions of a martini are a matter of personal taste:
4. some people prefer 2 parts of gin to 1 of vermouth, others equal parts of gin and vermouth.