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Abbey Martini Cocktail Recipe

Abbey Martini Cocktail Recipe

The Abbey Martini is a classic cocktail that is based on the Abbey Cocktail, which is a gin-based cocktail that also features sweet vermouth, Benedictine liqueur, and orange bitters. The Abbey Martini is essentially a variation on the classic martini that uses these same ingredients to create a unique and flavorful twist on the original.

When mixed together, the gin, sweet vermouth, and Benedictine create a complex and flavorful base that is sweet, herbal, and slightly spicy. The addition of the orange bitters provides a subtle citrusy note that complements the other ingredients perfectly. The resulting cocktail is a balanced and sophisticated drink that is perfect for sipping on any occasion.

The Abbey Martini is typically served straight up in a chilled martini glass and garnished with a twist of orange peel for added flavor and presentation. It's a great choice for gin lovers who are looking to mix things up a bit and try something new. Whether you're enjoying it as an aperitif or after-dinner drink, the Abbey Martini is a classic cocktail that is sure to impress.

Here's a recipe for an Abbey Martini:

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz gin
  • 1 oz sweet vermouth
  • 1/2 oz Benedictine liqueur
  • 1 dash orange bitters
  • Orange peel, for garnish
  • Ice

Instructions:

  1. Fill a mixing glass with ice.

  2. Add the gin, sweet vermouth, Benedictine liqueur, and a dash of orange bitters to the mixing glass.

  3. Stir the ingredients gently with a bar spoon for about 20-30 seconds.

  4. Strain the cocktail into a chilled martini glass.

  5. Garnish with a twist of orange peel.

  6. Serve and enjoy your Abbey Martini!

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