Straight: Pour all ingredients into mixing glass with ice cubes. Stir well. Strain in chilled martini cocktail glass. The martini is a cocktail made with gin and vermouth, and garnished with an olive or a lemon twist. Over the years, the martini has become one of the best-known mixed alcoholic beverages.
In this manner, is vermouth the same as martini?
The Cinzano family began production in 1757 in Turin. Their Bianco product is a sweet, pale vermouth. Martini & Rossi, the top-selling international brand of vermouth, started in 1863 in Turin and produces both dry and sweet vermouths, but is mostly known for its Rosso.
What does the vermouth do in a martini?
Vermouth is a type of wine that's flavored with botanicals, and can make a martini "dry" or "sweet." A modern martini usually calls for a splash of dry vermouth, which is known for its more bitter and less-sugary taste. A wet martini then is the exact opposite — you want more dry vermouth.
What goes into a martini?
1/2 oz (1 part) Dry vermouth
3 oz (6 parts) Gin