The Perfect Serve Cocktail: Martini

by Erin Ogilvie

Find out how to make the cocktail made famous by James Bond.

 

Anyone who has seen a James Bond film will know that he likes to drink one of two things: Bollinger Champagne or Martinis.   Because what else would help calm you after you've been shot at all day?

 

While there have been many inspiring incarnations, we think you can't go past the traditional recipe: made dry with gin and vermouth.

The Perfect Glass:

Perfect Serve Cocktail

A close up of a woman's hand on a grey background, with red painted nails and wearing chunky jewellery, holding a Spiegelau Perfect Serve Cocktail Glass.

Ingredients:

  • 50ml Gin
  • 20ml Dry Vermouth
  • Lemon zest or olive

Method:

  1. Add ice to Perfect Serve Mixing Glass;
  2. Add Gin and Dry Vermouth, and stir;
  3. Strain into a Perfect Serve Cocktail Glass;
  4. Garnish with curl of lemon zest or olive.

 

Recipe by Stephan Hinz