Cocktail How To: Make a Perfect Gin Martini
The shaken vs. stirred debate is a non-starter when it comes to the perfect gin Martini! To paraphrase Homer Simpson, we know how you like your martini - full of alcohol. Visiting professor Tim Miner, founder of Magic Touch Cocktails Consulting, demonstrates the proper technique for stirring up this classic cocktail, filmed at the Hideaway Seaport bar in New York City. It starts with simple, quality ingredients, in this case, he uses Portobello Road Gin, a London Dry style that was a silver medal winner in the 2015 NY International Spirits Competition, and Cinzano dry vermouth. From there, Tim shows you all the tools you'll need and how to work your own cocktail magic for perfecting this quintessential cocktail.