Rating: 3.49 stars
171 Ratings
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  • 1 star values: 9

What sets a dirty martini recipe apart from a classic martini? The main difference is the addition of olive brine, which give the drink a salty edge. It's also shaken, not stirred, and can be made with either gin or vodka. Don't forget to garnish with extra olives.

Martha Stewart Living, September 2010

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Makes 1
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Directions

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  • Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add vodka, olive brine, and vermouth; shake. Strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with olives.

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Reviews (2)

171 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 45
  • 4 star values: 40
  • 3 star values: 49
  • 2 star values: 28
  • 1 star values: 9
Rating: 5 stars
07/27/2018
I have been making this recipe from Martha Stewart for years. I have a delicate stomach and I am unable tolerate Alcohol and I have no issues with this. I make it Gluten Free.
Rating: 5 stars
01/19/2018
I added a bit more Extra dry Vermouth .....2 jigger of vodka to 1 jigger of Vermouth, 3 tooth picked green olives and a jigger of green olive juice 😋