The History of the Martini Cocktail

Enjoying your favorite mixed drink while having your teppanyaki dinner prepared right at your table can make for an excellent evening for you and your friends. If the martini is among your favorite cocktails, then watch this video to learn some of this history behind this popular drink.

Historically, the dry martini entered the scene when dry vermouth was first available, as people would ask for a dry martini when they wanted dry vermouth instead of the alternative. Before dry vermouth was an option, the martini was made using gin, orange bitters, and sweet vermouth.

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