Nick and Nora Martini

Nick and Nora Martini recipe

Nick and Nora Martini Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 oz Gin

Nick and Nora Martini Instructions

The Nick and Nora Martini is a classic cocktail that was popularized by the characters Nick and Nora Charles in the novel and subsequent film series "The Thin Man". This elegant drink is a variation of the classic martini and features a delicate balance of gin and vermouth.

To make a Nick and Nora Martini, start by chilling a cocktail glass. Fill a mixing glass with ice and add 2 ounces of gin and 1 ounce of dry vermouth. Stir the mixture gently for about 30 seconds to ensure proper dilution and a smooth texture. Strain the cocktail into the chilled cocktail glass and garnish with a lemon twist or a cocktail cherry.

The Nick and Nora Martini is known for its refined and sophisticated taste. The gin provides the base spirit, while the dry vermouth adds a subtle sweetness and floral note. The drink is typically served straight up, without any ice, to maintain its smooth and velvety texture.

When making a Nick and Nora Martini, it's important to use a high-quality gin and dry vermouth. The choice of garnish can also enhance the overall flavor of the cocktail, so feel free to experiment with different citrus twists or cherries.

Whether you're a fan of classic cocktails or simply looking to try something new, the Nick and Nora Martini is a timeless drink that's sure to impress. Its sophisticated flavor and elegant presentation make it the perfect choice for any occasion.

Best served in a Cocktail Glass.