The Silver Cocktail: gin, dry vermouth, Maraschino and bitters. A martini with something in it.
The Kangaroo Cocktail, popularly known as the Vodka Martini: vodka, dry vermouth and orange bitters.
The Bombay Cocktail: brandy, sweet and dry vermouths, curaçao and absinthe.
The Hanky Panky: gin, sweet vermouth and Fernet-Branca..
The little-known Campden Cocktail — gin, Lillet and Grand Marnier — makes a pleasant, cold splash for a spring evening.
The Smoky Martini Cocktail is a delightfully accommodating, food–friendly presentation for Scotch or Irish whisky lovers: gin (or vodka,) Scotch and a lemon twist.
Why is it hard to find a good martini? It's such a simple drink, what could go wrong? Here's my list of five ways.
Literary cocktails — James Bond's Vesper: gin, vodka, Lillet and a lemon twist.