The Classic Martini Cocktail
This is a short list by the Bald Chef of what I call the classic Martini. There are many versions of a real Martini, and I will show how to make this timeless drink. The many different types of Martini cocktail recipes bring to light that this is a strong cocktail made for real men. Everyone has their own recipe on how a proper Martini is to be made. Most Martini cocktails are likely made by using Gin, Rum or Vodka. If you are a Martini connoisseur there are probably strict methods you use in make a great Martini cocktail. The classic Dry Martini, which is made with a superior brand of gin, vermouth, and is garnished with an olive or a twist of fresh lemon, is the standard. But there are other Martini cocktail recipes which include: The Dirty Martini, Absolute Martini, The Rum Martini, and The Perfect Martini that are very popular today.
Flavored Martini Recipes
The Bald Chef understands that there are other types of flavored martini cocktails that people have learned to enjoy over the years. These popular flavored martinis include: The Appletini Martini, The Cosmopolitan Martini, The Watermelon Martini, New Orleans Martini, The Blue Bird Martini, and The Dirty Martini. Here is a short list of some of The Bald Chef’s featured favorite Martini recipes:
- Dirty Martini Cocktail Recipe
- Watermelon Martini Cocktail Recipe
- Blue Bird Martini Cocktail Recipe
- Appletini Martini Cocktail Recipe
- The Cosmopolitan Martini Cocktail
Great Martini Quotes
Jackie Gleason once said “A man must defend his home, his wife, his children, and his martini.” The martini is the classic American cocktail. The Classic Martini ingredients include 2 1/2 good quality gin like Bombay Sapphire or Tanqueray , 1/4 oz. Dry Vermouth, and a green olive.
Well let ask the expert James Bond “A dry martini, he said. In a deep champagne goblet. Our, monsieur. Just a moment. Three measures of Gordon’s, one of vodka, half a measure of Kina Lillet. Shake it very well until it’s ice-cold, and then add a large thin slice of lemon-peel. Got it?”
“I never should have switched from Scotch to Martinis.” Humphrey Bogart last words.
Sinatra: “Let me fix you a Martini that’s pure magic.” Martin: “It may not make life’s problems disappear, but it’ll certainly reduce their size.” Frank Sinatra/Dean Martin.
“I’m not talking a cup of cheap gin splashed over an ice cube. I’m talking satin, fire and ice; Fred Astaire in a glass; surgical cleanliness, insight.. comfort; redemption and absolution. I’m talking about the greatest drink the Martini.”