How to Make a Martini

Martini 1A vodka martini that’s shaken instead of stirred is perhaps one of the most memorable associations with Brit superspy James Bond (although Daniel Craig doesn’t seem to care as much).

But there’s more to martinis than just imitating the pop icon. You can try the bar favorite in any number of flavors, and you’re free to experiment with the wide variety of commercially available liquor and ingredients. It all just begins with knowing how to mix the basic martini.
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