How to Make a Classic Gin Martini

Channel the glamour of a bygone tradition with Plymouth Gin

In 1904, Stuart's Fancy Drinks and How to Mix Them introduced the world to the Dry Gin Martini. Known then as the Marguerite, the cocktail derived its smooth and aromatic elegance from the seven botanicals (including citrus peel, green cardamom and juniper) in Plymouth Gin. The distillery had been in operation for some 110 years when the book hit shelves.

Recreate this classic Martini recipe—and harness the turn–of–the–century splendor—by making it the way it was intended to be made.

Recipe from Plymouth Gin

The Marguerite—The Original Dry Martini
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Before the Martini became the Martini, it was the Marguerite. Make it the way it was originally meant to be made: with Plymouth Gin.
Prep Time
3
minutes
Cook Time
0
minutes
Servings
1
cocktail
Total time: 3 minutes
Ingredients
  • 2 parts Plymouth Gin
  • 1 part French dry vermouth
  • Dash of orange bitters
Directions
  1. Pour all ingredients into a mixing glass.
  2. Fill mixing glass with cubed ice.
  3. Stir well to chill and dilute.
  4. Strain into a Cocktail glass. DISCOVER OUR TRADITION RESPONSIBLY. PLYMOUTH® Gin. Product of England. 41.2% Alc./Vol. (82.4 Proof). Distilled From Grain. ©2017 Imported by Pernod Ricard USA, Purchase, NY. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
Nutrition
Calories per Serving 345
Total Fat 0.0 g
Saturated Fat 0.0 g
Trans Fat 0.0
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Total Carbohydrates 4.0 g
Dietary Fiber 0.0 g
Total Sugars 1.2 g
Sodium 9.1 mg
Protein 0.1 g
The information shown is Edamam’s estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.
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