This Twist On A Classic Is The Perfect Way To Celebrate National Martini Day

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Martini ideas for national martini day

If you ask a martini purist, this timeless cocktail can really only consist of two ingredients: Gin and dry vermouth. There’s nothing wrong with sticking to the classics, but in honor of National Martini Day on June 19, you may be tempted to try some new interpretations.

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Gibson Martini

"This is often garnished with a pickled pearl onion to give the drink a bright acidic note. Have fun with the veggies you use — something like kimchi would give a spicy note while a pickled shallot gives a more subtle sweet flavor!” — Max Landes, Founder and CEO of Cocktail AcademyPetar Djordjevic/Shutterstock