Martinez Cocktail | Classic Pre-Prohibition Recipe

Pre-Prohibition Martinez Cocktail
Pre-Prohibition Martinez Cocktail

This drink is amazing and I think one of the best of the old-time cocktails. The only thing this and the present day one have in common is the sweet vermouth, every other ingredient in this was replaced or left out. The sweet martini would eventually branch off from this cocktail when someone thought to use London Dry Gin instead of Old Tom Gin.

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Martinez Cocktail | Classic Pre-Prohibition Recipe

5 from 1 vote
Course: DrinksCuisine: American
Servings

1

servings
Calories

300

kcal
ABV

32%

Total time

3

minutes

Learn how to make a classic Pre-Prohibition style Martinez Cocktail.

Ingredients

  • 1 dash Cardamom Bitters

  • 2 dashes Maraschino Liqueur

  • 1 oz Sweet Vermouth

  • 2 oz Old Tom Gin

Directions

  • Add Ice To Mixing Glass and combine all ingredients in the mixing glass.
  • Stir the ingredients for 20 – 30 seconds to properly chill and dilute the drink.
  • Strain into glass.

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