Tastes: Spirits: Fixing the Martini

Jack Bettridge
Issue: May 31, 2008

How about a really wet Martini? Seems like a ludicrous question. Isn't the perfect Martini supposed to be dry? And isn't it a hobby of amateur mixologists and barroom wags to devise jocular ways to make this mix of gin and vermouth even more arid? Administer the vermouth with an eyedropper, simply whisper the word while shaking the gin in ice, or do as Churchill did and nod in the direction of France.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands April 23, 2008.

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