clear martini glass with sliced lemon on brown wooden table

Classic Martini with a Twist of Olive

The Clear is a symbol of elegance, a timeless concoction that has graced the hands of many a sophisticated drinker over the decades. Every component, from the choice of spirit to the splash of vermouth, comes together to create a drink that's both sharp and smooth.

Perfect for nights or any evening when you want to exude a sense of class, this martini is all about precision. The clarity of the liquid, punctuated by the iconic olive garnish, represents the clarity of thought needed in a game of high stakes. Whether you're raising a toast to a winning hand or simply savoring the nuanced flavors, the Clear Martini is sure to leave an impression.


Classic Martini with a Twist of Olive

A classic, elegant, timeless drink, whether shaken or stirred.

  • Author: Portia Jameson
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 serving 1x
  • Category: Martini


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  • 2 1/2 ounces gin or vodka
  • 1/2 ounce dry vermouth
  • Ice cubes
  • Lemon twist or 1-3 green olives for garnish


  1. Fill a shaker with all of the ingredients.
  2. Add ice cubes and shake (or stir) well to chill.
  3. strain the mixture into a chilled martini glass using a martini strainer.
  4. Garnish with a lemon twist or drop in 1-3 green olives, as preferred.
  5. Serve immediately and enjoy the classic taste!

Keywords: martini, classic, olives,

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