The Classic Dirty Sue
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The Classic Dirty Sue
Cocktail recipe

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The Classic Dirty Sue is a variation of the martini that introduces a briny, savory twist to the traditional cocktail through the inclusion of olive juice. This concoction typically blends ... more The Classic Dirty Sue is a variation of the martini that introduces a briny, savory twist to the traditional cocktail through the inclusion of olive juice. This concoction typically blends the herbal, juniper notes of gin with the slightly sweet, herbal qualities of red vermouth, creating a complex flavor profile. The olive juice adds a salty, umami depth that contrasts with and enhances the gin and vermouth. Served in a cocktail glass, this drink is garnished with olives, which not only contribute to its visual appeal but also reinforce the savory aspect of the cocktail, making it a popular choice for those who enjoy a more full-bodied and flavor-rich martini experience.
Base ingredient
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Gin
Garnish
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Olive
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33.33% | 3 units *

Cocktail glass

Ingredients

oz
ml
cl
Red vermouth cocktail ingredient
Red vermouth
Dash Dash Dash
Gin cocktail ingredient
Gin
75ml 2½oz 7.5cl
Olive Juice cocktail ingredient
Olive Juice
15ml ½oz 1.5cl

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Method

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add the gin and olive juice to a cocktail shaker, add ice and shake well
Pour a whisper of dry vermouth to a chilled martini glass and shake out the excess
Strain the into the glass, and garnish with three olives before serving
~ If you drink vodka, try this recipe with Ketel One. The recipe is named after Dirty Sue brand olive juice. ~

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