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With 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.
"5 to 1" that is the preferred ration for right balance of a Dry Martini as stated by David Embury who experimented extensively looking for the perfect taste. I for one would've loved to be at that party.
Some prefer more Gin than Vermouth and so 6:1, 7:1 or even 10:1 can be a perfect Dry Martini for certain palettes.
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'. This Gin variation is a perfect alternative for the Gin fan as opposed to the vodka martini.
Singapore Sling serving ideas are available from Chef & Bar Supplies. One of the most popular cocktails on many bar menu's. This is a classic presentation using a Hurricane glass or Hi-Ball Tumbler. However it will look just as fantastic in a Pilsner style glass or Brandy glass.
Just to help along the way....here is a classic Singapore Sling recipe!