‘The only American invention as perfect as the sonnet.’ -H.L. Mencken
What better drink to choose for this weekend than a dry Martini cocktail? Or maybe you prefer a Martini on the rocks, with a twist or ‘shaken, not stirred.’ Either way, there is no doubt that we are going to get drunk this weekend. In a classy way, of course!
Where does the Martini cocktail come from?
Establishing the exact origin of this drink is complicated especially after trying it over and over again. You know how it is; minds get fuzzy, things are forgotten, everyone’s a hero.
There are three official versions to the invention of the Martini cocktail: