This savoury take on the Martini dates back to late 1800s San Francisco. This recipe is part of The Alchemist‘s series of cocktails you should know.
• 2.5 oz gin or vodka
• 0.5 oz dry vermouth
• Garnish: 2 cocktail onions, skewered
Add gin and vermouth to a mixing glass with ice and stir until you have achieved your ideal dilution. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and garnish with the onions. Serves 1.