The Botanist: Dry Martini

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Dry Martini

The ‘Dry’ Martini is the most classic of Martini cocktails. It is perfect for people who love the flavour of gin and the best way to let the balanced flavour and mouth feel of The Botanist come through.

By: Katie Smith


  • 75ml/2.5oz The Botanist Islay Dry Gin
  • 15ml/0.5oz Dry vermouth (chilled from the fridge)
  • Classic garnish: Lemon peel twist
  • Alternative garnish: Lemon balm


  1. Chill a Nick and Nora glass by filling with ice
  2. Fill a mixing glass with 2/3 good quality ice
  3. Add all the ingredients and stir continuously for at least 30 seconds to allow the ingredients to chill and dilute slightly
  4. Empty the ice out of the glass
  5. Strain into your chilled glass
  6. Garnish with a lemon twist or lemon balm


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