Wednesday, 28 May 2014

007 Drink: Dry Martini

Drink: Dry Martini
Bond movie appearance: Never Say Never Again
Bond book appearance: Live and Let Die, Moonraker, Diamonds Are Forever, Thunderball, On Her Majesty's Secret Service, James Bond, The Spy Who Loved Me 
Experience of 007 Travelers: @ home

The classic Martini is one of the drinks that every bartender should know. There are many ways to make a Martini: gin or vodka, little or no vermouth, stirred or shaken, and an olive or lemon twist garnish. One drink, so many options.

Ingredients for this one:

  • 3 measures of Gordon´s Gin
  • 1 measure of Russian Vodka
  • 1 slice of lemon
Shaken not stirred!

Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC
Photo © EON, United Artists, Danjaq LLC

" 'Yes sir' 
'I'd like another dry martini, please.'
The girl pursed her lips and tried to remember the lesson he had taught her. 'Er - that's three measures of gin -'
'- one measure of vodka-'
'Polish or, preferably Russian.'
'- shaken until it's ice cold and then topped with a large, thin slice of lemon peel.' The girl finished triumphantly.  
Bond did not care for the word 'topped' but he nodded agreeably."

Christopher Wood: "James Bond, The Spy Who Loved Me"

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