The Classic Martini

Yellow martini cocktail with lemon and mint on the rustic wooden background
Photo by Mindstyle / Getty

Recipe courtesy Charlotte Voisey, Portfolio Ambassador of William Grant & Sons USA.

  • 2½ ounces Hendrick’s Gin
  • ¼–½ ounce dry vermouth
  • Lemon peel, for garnish

Combine the gin and vermouth in a chilled mixing glass over ice. Stir well using a cocktail spoon, then strain into a chilled martini glass. Quickly fold the lemon peel over the drink to express the oils. Garnish with the peel.

Published on September 12, 2012