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Dirty Martinis

Yield Makes 6 cocktails
Shaken or stirred? Vodka or gin? We see merits in both methods of chilling and believe each person must make the vodka-or-gin decision on his or her own. A shaken cocktail will be a bit cloudier and is likely to get colder faster; a stirred cocktail will maintain its crystal-clear complexion free of foam and bits of ice. The choice is yours, dear reader. Prep Time: 5 minutes.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups gin or vodka
  • 6 tablespoons dry vermouth, divided
  • 6 tablespoons juice from olive jar, divided
  • Ice

Nutrition Information

  • calories 156
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • protein 0.1 g
  • fat 0.0 g
  • satfat 0.0 g
  • carbohydrate 0.5 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • sodium 120 mg
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. For each cocktail, combine 1/4 cup gin, 1 tbsp. vermouth, and 1 tbsp. juice from olive jar in a cocktail shaker. Add a handful of ice. Stir or shake vigorously for at least 1 minute and strain into a martini glass. Repeat for remaining cocktails.

  2. Note: Nutritional analysis is per cocktail.