Shaken Not Stirred: Classic Martini Cocktails

National Martini Day canvas

To celebrate National Martini Day (yes, that's a real thing - we couldn't believe it either!), we've rounded up some fabulous martini based tipples for all you booze hounds out there! Drink up...

Strawberry and Pepper Martini

Strawberry and Pepper Martini



Ingredients:

30ml Absolut Vodka

15ml Crème de Fraise

5ml Pepper Vodka

25ml Homemade Strawberry

15ml Lemon Juice

1 Pinch Black Pepper

Method:

• Add all ingredients into Boston mixing glass

• Shake and double strain into chilled Martini glass

• Garnish with a strawberry & serve

Hit it bar tender! 

Peach and Wild Tea Martini

Peach and Wild Tea Martini

Ingredients:

30ml Absolut Tea Vodka

15ml Peach Schnapps

15ml Egg White

10ml Lemon Juice

10ml Pineapple Syrup

Method:

• Add all ingredients to Boston mixing glass

• Dry shake

• Add cubed ice to Boston mixing glass

• Shake vigorously

• Double strain into chilled Martini glass

• Garnish with an edible flower & serve

Miranda knows...

French Martini

French Martini

Ingredients:

30ml Absolut Vodka

15ml Chambord

30ml Pineapple Juice

Method:

• Add all ingredients to Boston mixing glass

• Shake & double strain into chilled Martini glass

• Serve

Yes, there's something undeniably sexy about Martinis… (as Dita proves)

Chocolate Martini

Chocolate Martini

20ml Absolut Vanilla Vodka

20ml Briottet Crème

de Cacao

10ml Frangelico

15ml Double Cream

2 tsp Chocolate Powder

• Ensure the pointed end is facing out of the glass

• Ensure the stick is placed on the right hand side of the glass

Method:

• Place two spoons of chocolate powder to base of Boston mixing glass

• Add three barspoons of double cream

• Mix cream & chocolate powder to create paste

• Add remaining alcohol ingredients to Boston mixing glass

• Add cubed ice to fill Boston mixing glass

• Shake vigorously

• Double strain into chilled Martini glass

• Garnish with a chocolate stick & serve

Cheers to that.

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