Drinking at home is not a guilty activity. Fixing yourself a cocktail, when you do it well, is all about giving yourself the same love and care as you would a dear guest. Many people often save the good gin at home for when a friend comes over, but that’s a waste of life. Dearest reader, you are utterly worth it. Treat yourself.
A modern classic brought to you by Dick Bradsell in the 80s. Allegedly created for a supermodel who wanted something “wake me up and mess me up” - her language was a little more colourful at the time. It’s so simple, of course, it stands the test of time.
The ratio of a Martini is a matter of preference. The argument between vodka and gin will forever rage. However we like both. When we're having vodka we are quite partial to a Dirty Martini, which includes a splash of good quality olive brine.