If you want to add some zest and excitement to your party, you should definitely try the dry martini. It can be one of the most fun drinks to make at any occasion.
The dry martini is actually a non-alcoholic cocktail made from gin and vermouth, served with a simple olive garnish or lemon twist, and garnished with a slice of an orange or a lime. Over time, the dry martini has also become one of the most popular mixed alcoholic drinks at social gatherings. The dry martini was first served at the Manhattan nightclubs where the bartenders would serve it to their customers after they had finished their drink at the bar. Eventually, it became popular all over the country and spread to every major city in America.
One of the most basic ingredients used in making dry martinis is gin. The other ingredients that are often included include lemon juice, a sprig of parsley, and a few slices of orange peel. Some people like to add a little extra furnishings and even fruits such as strawberries and oranges. Most people however choose to make their own dry martinis. Most grocery stores will sell you a bottle of gin or a shot of whiskey along with the ingredients you need to make a dry martini. There are of course other options for making your own dry martinis including ordering some ready-made martinis in the store and then mixing it up at home.
When you are making your own dry martinis, you need to choose your ingredients carefully. It would be best to use quality ingredients when you are making your dry martinis so that you can be sure that your drinks will be of the highest quality. Make sure that the flavors of both the vermouth and the gin are balanced and that there is enough of the other ingredients to enhance the flavor of the drink. In general, you want to use ingredients that are high in alcohol content and that do not change the taste of the drink.
When making your dry martinis, you also want to experiment with the garnishes and the proportions of the ingredients. Some people like to include an orange or some other citrus flavored fruit in their martinis. Others like to include an extra twist of lemon peel. and lime wedges of lime or an orange slice. You may even like to add a slice of lime or some lemon or orange in the base of the drink. You can even cut up a piece of orange for a garnish if you wish. Since this type of drink is usually served in large glasses, you do not want to serve too small glasses.
When you make your dry martinis, it is important to keep in mind that if you like the taste of your drink, it is more important to enjoy it as well. For example, it would be better to serve a dry martini with your favorite gin than to serve just a dry martini with a good gin. Although some people may not think this is important, your guests will definitely notice if your drink tastes good.