Dry Martini adapted from the movie Cocktail, The Savoy Cocktail Book, and Martha Stewart
Hot tip: The less vermouth, the drier the martini.
1/3 part Dry Vermouth
2/3 part Gin
Pump up the song Hippy Hippy Shake. Then, in a cocktail shaker half full of ice cubes, combine gin and vermouth. Shake well, and strain into martini glasses. Garnish with olives, and serve.
Champagne Cocktail via The Savoy Cocktail Book
Put into a wine glass one lump of sugar, and saturate it with Angostura Bitters. Having added to this 1 lump of ice, fill the glass with Champagne, squeeze on top a piece of lemon peel, and serve with a slice of orange.
Ramos Gin Fizz via Martha Stewart
1 ounce gin
3 dashes fresh lime juice
3 dashes lemon juice
3 dashes orangeflower water
2 teaspoons superfine sugar
1 large egg white
1/4 cup light cream (or half-and-half)
1/4 cup seltzer
Ground cinnamon, optional (for garnish)
In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, combine gin, lime juice, lemon juice, orangeflower water, sugar, egg white, and light cream (or half-and-half). Shake vigorously, and pour into a cocktail glass. Top drink with seltzer, and garnish with ground cinnamon if desired; serve immediately.