Martini Cocktail and Drink Recipes

Perfect the classic martini, along with plenty of other tasty variations with our top martini recipes.

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50/50 Martini

Also known as "perfect," this variation on the martini uses equal parts sweet and dry vermouth for a perfectly balanced drink. Garnish with an olive or a lemon rind.

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Side Car Martini

The Limoncello and fresh lime give this martini a glamorous twist. It's a sweet and sour delight that's perfect for evening lounging or nighttime nonsense.

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Apple and Thyme Martini

Homemade thyme simple syrup adds herby, aromatic tones to this sweet, crisp apple-flavored drink. Use a melon baller to scoop out pieces of apple for garnish, along with sprigs of fresh thyme.

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Grand Mojito Martini

This hybrid cocktail has mint, rum and lots of lime, but it's the martini glass, bitters and Grand Marnier that make it unique enough to warrant a second sip (or several).

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Mai Kai Martini

Blue curacao adds the perfect party flair to the coconut and pineapple flavors in this luau-in-a-cup. All that's missing are some tiki torches and a hula skirt.

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Big Apple Martini

Aspects of orange, lemon, apple and vanilla flavors come together in this delicious boozy refreshment. Just like the city to which its name alludes, this flavor-packed martini has a whole lot going on.

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Mandarin Martini

Veer away from the classic orange juice and mix things up by adding Mandarin orange or tangerine juice to this bright, refreshing martini. Float some edible flowers in your drink for a pretty final touch.

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Gianluca's Cioccolatini: Chocolate Martini

This decadent liquid chocolate is the perfect way to satisfy that cocoa craving or end a romantic evening. Served in an elegantly decorated martini glass, this cocktail is dark, sweet and delightful.

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Martini Caruso

Cleanse your palate with this minty-fresh elixir made with gin and dry vermouth, topped with creme de menthe and a fresh mint leaf.

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Neapolitan Martini Jelly Shot

This frozen delight evokes childhood nostalgia for ice cream truck treats while celebrating the Scottish freedoms of adulthood. Cheers to a classic flavor combo.

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