• 50-50 Martini CocktailWith so many styles and mixes the Martini world can be confusing. Classic Martinis are still popular with "Pink Gin" or "Smoky Martini" to name just two. Then there's the "you've got to try this" essential collection which includes the "Dirty Martini", "Perfect" and the "50/50". So what's the difference? Where the perfect is a mixture of both dry and sweet vermouth, plus a good quality gin, the dirty is just the dry vermouth with the choice of either gin or vodka, finished off with olive juice.

  • Dirty Vodka MartiniA dirty martini is a simple cocktail using either Gin or Vodka with Dry Vermouth, olive brine and garnised with a green olive.

    No one really knows where it originated from but any bond fan will remember Daniel Craig ordering his Martini "Dirty" in Casino Royale. The scene was used to emphasise his anger at the time as its not his normal drink, we all knows that's a 

    However, its not one of the favourites with bartenders, if made incorrectly it can be very distasteful but prepared properly can be a stunning drink.

     

     

  • martiniMartini Cocktail serving ideas are available from Chef & Bar Supplies.  The classic 'cocktail' which probably owes much of its popularity to James Bond 'shaken not stirred'. This Gin variation is a perfect alternative for the Gin fan as opposed to the vodka martini.

  • Vodka Martini Cocktail Martini Cocktail serving ideas are available from Chef & Bar Supplies.  The classic 'cocktail' which probably owes much of its popularity to James Bond 'shaken not stirred'.