Unlike James Bond's favorite cocktail, this version is stirred, not shaken. Chill vodka in the freezer so it's as cold as possible.
Place crushed ice in a martini shaker. Add vodka and vermouth; stir.
Rub rim of a martini glass with inside of lemon rind. Twist rind; drop into glass. Strain vodka mixture in shaker into glass. Serve immediately.
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