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How to Drink Gin, According to a British Bartender

I like a classic dry gin martini...

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Start with the Clover Club, a vibrant blend of gin, raspberry syrup, lemon juice, and egg white that tastes every bit as good as it looks. “It’s historically important, but it’s also easy-drinking, beautifully colored, fruity, and sweet,”

All gin aficionados will agree that this ongoing exploration ultimately leads to the Martini. Cut with a pour of vermouth — itself the wine equivalent of gin — the Martini offers the purest expression of the spirit in cocktails and can be thought of not as one drink but a category (if not world) of cocktails to explore.

Brown recommends starting out on the “wetter” end of the Martini spectrum, using a hearty glug of vermouth (at least one part for every two parts gin) and also including a seasoning of orange bitters for a subtle fruity pop.

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