Monthly Archives: November 2015

Random Martini Quote of the Day

“Let us candidly admit that there are shameful blemishes on the American past, of which the worst by far is rum.  Nevertheless, we have improved man’s lot and enriched his civilization with rye, bourbon, and the Martini cocktail.  In all …

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Random Martini Quote of the Day

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“I must get out of these wet clothes and into a dry Martini…”   This is one of my favorite quotes and one 0f the most well known world wide.  Apparently is it also one of the most often utilized …

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Friday Funny

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A man walked into a bar and ordered a Martini.  Before drinking it he carefully removes the olive and places it in a jar.  Then he ordered another martini and did the same thing.  After an hour, when he was …

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Shaken, Stirred, or Smashed???

Not long ago while on travel I stopped in at a fine restaurant for a ‘nite cap’ on my way ‘home’, i.e., the current hotel.  I ordered my usual dry Sapphire martini. The bartender took a stem from the freezer …

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Random Martini Quote of the Day

I’m not talking a cup of cheap gin splashed over an ice cube. I’m talking satin, fire and ice; Fred Astaire in a glass; surgical cleanliness, insight, comfort; redemption and absolution. I’m talking MARTINI   Those of you with good …

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The Perfect Martini Process, V1.0

Since this blog has existed I’ve advocated and supported the concept that your Perfect Martini is just that, yours.  My Perfect Martini is mine.  And the two may not be identical.   What is important is that we find that which …

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Random Martini Quote of the Day

“I’d like a dry martini, Mr. Quoc, a very dry martini.  A very dry, arid, barren, desiccated, veritable dust-bowl of a martini.  I want a martin that could be declared a disaster area.  Mix me just such a martini.” Hawkeye …

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Random Martini Quote of the Day

See, in mixing the important thing is the rhythm.  Always have a rhythm in your shaking.  Now a Manhattan, you shake to fox-trot time, a Bronx to two-step time.  But a Martini, you always shake to waltz time. Nick Charles, …

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