In this video, you’ll see how to make a bracing vodka martini. There aren’t many things in the world that are simpler in theory than the vodka martini. After all, it’s just vodka and dry vermouth stirred or shaken over ice. But there are real tricks to doing it just right so it’s positively see-through clear and perfectly delicious. Stir for clarity; shake if you like little shards of ice in your cocktail and a cloudier appearance. Either way, serve it up, ice cold in a chilled martini glass. Watch the video, then get the top-rated recipe for Vodka Martini. Enjoy this bracing beverage with olives or a twist of lemon peel.