Bartender's Handshake: 7 Cocktails to Order to Show You're in the Know

Bartender's Handshake: 7 Cocktails to Order to Show You're in the Know

Source Credit: This article originally appeared on Tatler Asia by Tatler Asia. Read the original article - https://www.tatlerasia.com/dining/drinks/best-classic-cocktails-to-order-for-those-in-the-know

The balance of gin to dry vermouth in a martini has always been a point of contention, but throughout history the dry Martini has always been the more dominant style, with English playwright Noel Coward famously saying, “a perfect Martini should be made by filling a glass with gin, and then waving it in the general direction of Italy”. In recent years, however, the Fifty-Fifty, a martini made using equal parts gin and vermouth, has been gaining traction. Coinciding with the trend for healthier and lower-ABV drinks, this easy-drinking martini really allows the vermouth to shine alongside the gin, making for a more complex cocktail overall. The garnish, as always, is up to personal preference.

 

 

Source Credit: This article originally appeared on Tatler Asia by Tatler Asia. Read the original article - https://www.tatlerasia.com/dining/drinks/best-classic-cocktails-to-order-for-those-in-the-know