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Vodka Martini Cocktail

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"Vodka replaces gin in this variation of the classic martini. Shake until ice cold and serve up in a chilled martini glass."
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Ingredients

4 m servings 255 cals
Original recipe yields 1 servings (1 cocktail)

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Footnotes

  • Editor's Note:
  • If you prefer, you can garnish your vodka martini with a lemon twist instead of olives.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 255 calories; 1.6 g fat; 4.8 g carbohydrates; 0.2 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 141 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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You can't go wrong with this!

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Way way too much vermouth. If you want a perfect (dry) martini showcasing your preferred vodka here it is: Pour vodka in a cocktail mixing glass. Fill with ice and stir/shake until chilled. In...

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Way way too much vermouth. If you want a perfect (dry) martini showcasing your preferred vodka here it is: Pour vodka in a cocktail mixing glass. Fill with ice and stir/shake until chilled. In...

You can't go wrong with this!

Perfect Martini! I also like to add a dash of the olive juice. YUM Be sure to use good quality vodka.

thank you for sharing a basic martini recipe! I had to wade through dozens of sweet or gin recipes to find the perfect one!

Perfect, simple vodka martini recipe. First time martini drinker (my wife) liked it. Use a high quality vodka - I used Russian Standard Platinum. Easy, tastes great.

Okay for a fair or poor quality vodka. Vermouth take away the gasoline aftertaste. FIRST don't skimp on the quality of vermouth. Even the best vermouth is fairly cheap. The "Perfect Martini" =...

I have been using this recipe for many years. The secret to a good Matini is good Vermouth with any Vodka or Gin.

Followed the ratios to make two Martinis, no olives, added a 1/4 tsp of lime juice for the 2 x beverages. Makes for a great Friday night relax!

Both my husband and I have never had a martini before so we really do not know what if it compares to anything but we really like it. I am not a fan of green olives but in this drink they are t...