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a gin martini in a frosted martini glass with a tray full of bar tools, a bottle of Bombay saphhire, and a bottle of dry vermouth in the background
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5 from 2 votes

Gin Martini

A Gin Martini is a classic cocktail that every at home bartender should know how to make. Only two ingredients, but with my tips, it will be top notch.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: cocktails
Cuisine: American
Keyword: gin cocktail
Servings: 1 cocktail
Calories: 171kcal
Author: Lisa Longley


  • 2 ounces gin chilled
  • 1/2 ounces dry vermouth (1 tablespoon) chilled


  • Chill a cocktail glass by filling it with ice and cold water.
  • In the metal cup of a cocktail shaker, add ice cubes (not crushed ice).
  • Add in the gin and dry vermouth and stir.
  • Strain into a cocktail glass.
  • Add a lemon twist or a cocktail olive.


Serving: 1cocktail | Calories: 171kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g