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Why is a French martini called a French martini?
Back in the 80’s, the French Martini was created in one of these bars. In 1996, the drink made it onto the cocktail menu at Balthazar New York, and it can still be found there to this day. Simon Difford has a riff on the French Martini that swaps the vodka for cognac, and gets the name the ‘Very French Martini. ‘
What is the ingredients for a martini?
1/2 oz (1 part) Dry vermouth
3 oz (6 parts) Gin
Is a French martini French?
The French martini was invented in the 1980s at one of Keith McNally’s New York City bars. It next appeared on the drinks menu at McNally’s Balthazar in SoHo in 1996….French martini.
|IBA official cocktail|
|IBA specified ingredients||4.5 cl vodka 1.5 cl Chambord Raspberry Liqueur 1.5 cl fresh pineapple juice|
What’s in a French 75?
1 oz Gin
1/2 oz Lemon juice2 Dashes Simple syrup2 oz Champagne
Can I drink Chambord straight?
While you can enjoy a glass of it slightly chilled on its own, this beautiful spirit named after the famous Loire Valley Chateau is versatile enough to be mixed into a number of cocktails.
What is a good substitute for Chambord?
If you don’t have Chambord you can substitute:
- 1 teaspoon raspberry extract per 2 tablespoons Chambord needed (no alcohol)
- OR Use equal amounts of raspberry juice.
- OR 2 tablespoons of Creme de cassis (black currant flavor)
What is a martini shaken not stirred?
Shaking rather than stirring a Martini has two principal effects. One: the rapid movement of ice in shaker melts more of the ice than gentle stirring, thereby diluting the drink. Two: the drink is likely to be cloudy rather than clear. For Martini drinkers, both effects are undesirable.
What is vermouth in a martini?
Vermouth is a type of wine that’s flavored with botanicals, and can make a martini “dry” or “sweet.” A modern martini usually calls for a splash of dry vermouth, which is known for its more bitter and less-sugary taste. A wet martini then is the exact opposite — you want more dry vermouth.
What’s in a Cosmopolitan?
1 1/2 oz Vodka Citron
1 oz Cranberry juice1/2 oz Cointreau1/2 oz Fresh lime juice
Is a French 75 girly?
Is French 75 a girly drink? Drinking a delicious champagne cocktail has nothing to do with gender! Yes, cocktails made with champagne are sometimes called “girly.” But the French 75 is something anyone can drink. And that’s a fact!
How much is a dash?
Measured out in drops, using a precise, milliliter-dropper like the ones used to dispense medicine, a dash is about 10 single drops. Measured out in teaspoons, a dash would be 1/5 teaspoon, or as I discovered in my kitchen, between 1/8th teaspoon and 1/4 teaspoon.
What’s in a horse’s neck drink?
1 1/3 oz (1 part) Brandy
1/8 oz Angostura bitter (optional)4 oz (3 parts) Ginger ale