This classic cocktail combines half vermouth and half gin in the old-school fashion.
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1-1/2 fl. oz. (3 Tbs.) dry gin, preferably Beefeater London Dry
1-1/2 fl. oz. (3 Tbs.) dry vermouth
1 to 2 dashes orange bitters
1 lemon twist
Fill a mixing glass with ice and add the gin, vermouth, and bitters. Stir approximately 50 times if using large ice cubes, 30 times if using smaller cubes. Strain into a chilled cocktail or martini glass. Garnish with the lemon twist.
photo: Scott Phillips
From Fine Cooking 109
, pp. 30
December 8, 2010