Dry Martini Embury's
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Dry Martini Embury's
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Rating

4.3 / 5
The Dry Martini Embury's is a classic twist on the traditional Dry Martini, known for its precise balance and crisp flavors. This variation incorporates a dash of orange bitters, blending ... more The Dry Martini Embury's is a classic twist on the traditional Dry Martini, known for its precise balance and crisp flavors. This variation incorporates a dash of orange bitters, blending it with the traditional ingredients of dry gin and white vermouth. Served in a cocktail glass, this cocktail exudes sophistication and elegance, offering a refreshing and slightly citrusy flavor profile that distinguishes it from its counterparts. It's a perfect choice for those seeking a refined and aromatic cocktail experience, symbolizing the art of cocktail craftsmanship. Ideal for cocktail enthusiasts and those who appreciate the nuances of a well-crafted drink, the Dry Martini Embury's has cemented its place in the realm of classic cocktails.
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Dry gin
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36.57% | 2.56 units *
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Classic

Cocktail glass

Ingredients

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1 dash 1 dash 1 dash
60ml 2oz 6cl
10ml ⅓oz 1cl

Cocktail Colin says:

4/5

The Dry Martini Embury’s introduces a refined twist to the timeless martini with its clever dash of orange bitters, mingling seamlessly with the crisp, clean notes of dry gin and the subtle warmth of white vermouth. This concoction provides a delicate balance of citrus that enhances the botanical qualities of the gin without overwhelming the sophisticated simplicity martini lovers cherish, making it a stellar choice for those who delight in nuanced aromatic experiences.

Method
How to make a Dry Martini Embury's

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Begin by mixing all of your ingredients together in a shaker with ice, stirring them gently for about 10-15 seconds to ensure they're well combined
Next, take a glass that has been chilled beforehand to keep your drink cooler for longer, making for a more refreshing experience
Carefully strain the mixture into this chilled glass, ensuring no ice slips through to maintain a smooth texture in your drink

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FAQ's

FAQ

What is the significance of not stirring or shaking the Dry Martini Embury's?

Not stirring or shaking the Dry Martini Embury's is significant as it is believed by some to maintain the clarity and integrity of the drink. Stirring or shaking can introduce air bubbles, potentially clouding the cocktail and altering its texture. This method of preparation aims to keep the drink as smooth and clear as possible, enhancing its elegant presentation.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of Dry Martini Embury's compare to other classic martinis?

The Dry Martini Embury's has an alcohol content of 36.57%, which places it on the higher end of the alcohol content spectrum for classic martinis. Most classic martinis have an alcohol content ranging between 30% to 40%, depending on the ratio of gin (or vodka) to vermouth used. This makes the Dry Martini Embury's a relatively strong choice among its peers.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute the dry gin with another type of gin in the Dry Martini Embury's?

Yes, you can substitute the dry gin with another type of gin in the Dry Martini Embury's, although this will alter the flavor profile of the original cocktail. London Dry Gin is commonly used for its crisp, juniper-forward taste that complements the dry vermouth. Using a different type of gin, such as Old Tom Gin or a botanical gin, will introduce new flavors, potentially making the cocktail sweeter or more floral.

INGREDIENT_SPECIFICS

What type of orange bitters is recommended for Dry Martini Embury's, and can it be omitted?

For Dry Martini Embury's, traditional orange bitters are recommended to add a subtle citrus note that complements the gin and vermouth. Angostura orange bitters or any high-quality craft orange bitters would be ideal. While the bitters play a crucial role in adding depth to the cocktail's flavor, if you're not a fan of bitters or don't have them on hand, you can omit them. However, this will slightly change the cocktail's intended taste profile.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What is the best way to serve and garnish a Dry Martini Embury's?

The best way to serve a Dry Martini Embury's is in a chilled cocktail glass to keep it cold and enhance its smoothness. Traditionally, a Dry Martini Embury's does not come with a garnish to maintain its minimalist presentation. However, if desired, a lemon twist can be added as a garnish for a subtle aromatic enhancement without overpowering the cocktail's delicate flavors. It's important to gently rub the rim of the glass with the lemon twist to release its essential oils.

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