Cocktail recipe for a classic Martinez – the predeccesor of the martini
55ml Old Tom Gin or gin of your choice
15ml sweet vermouth
8ml maraschino liqueur
Dash orange bitters
Pour the gin, vermouth, maraschino liqueur into a shaker filled with ice. Add a dash of orange bitters.
Stir the drink for 30 seconds, or until the sides of the shaker become frosty.
Strain the drink into a cocktail glass. Twist orange zest over the drink and serve.