While waiting for a ferry to the town of Martinez, guests of a beach hotel in San Francisco sipped a drink made of Italian sweet vermouth, gin and cherry liqueur. Much time has passed, and the recipe for the Martini cocktail has undergone many changes, but all of its variations have a distinctive sweet dry taste.

Step 1: You will need (for one portion):
— gin — 60 ml / 2 oz
— dry vermouth — 20 ml / 0.7 oz
— three green olives
— lemon slice
— crushed ice

Necessary utensils:
— martini glass
— ice bucket
— ice scoop
— jigger

Step 2: Fill the martini glass with crushed ice to cool it.

Step 3: Measure 60 ml / 2 oz of gin with the jigger and pour into the glass.

Step 4: Measure 20 ml / 0.7 oz of dry vermouth with the jigger and pour into the glass.

Step 5: Put three green olives in the glass.

Step 6: Garnish with a lemon slice.
The Martini is complete!

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