To chill a martini glass, fill it with ice, then cold water. Let it stand 5 minutes, then drain.
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- Yield: Makes 1
Photography: Kate Mathis
Source: Martha Stewart Living, December/January 2015
- 2 ounces silver tequila, such as Patron Silver
- 1/2 ounce dry vermouth
- 2 tablespoons fresh pink-grapefruit juice, plus a wedge and a twist for serving
- 10 to 12 dashes grapefruit or orange bitters, such as Fee Brothers
- Edible silver flakes (optional; available at nycake.com) and sanding sugar, for serving
Fill a cocktail shaker halfway with ice. Add tequila, vermouth, grapefruit juice, and bitters. Cover and shake several times.
Stir together silver flakes and sugar on a small plate. Run grapefruit wedge along the rim of a chilled martini glass. Dip rim in sugar mixture to evenly coat. Strain tequila mixture into glass, add grapefruit twist, and serve.