Dirty martini with olives

Butter-wouldn’t-melt Sophie Dahl adds olive brine to this classic combo of vodka and vermouth to dirty up her Martini.

Preparation time 
less than 30 mins
Cooking time
no cooking required
Serves 1


  • 70ml/2fl oz vodka or gin

  • 1 tbsp dry vermouth

  • 2 tbsp olive brine

  • 1 wedge of lemon

  • 1 green olive


Pour the vodka, dry vermouth and olive brine into a cocktail shaker with a handful of ice and shake well.
Rub the rim of a martini glass with the wedge of lemon.
Strain the contents of the cocktail shaker into the glass and add the olive.

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