Vodka martinis are cocktails created by mixing dry vermouth, vodka and ice in a shaker or a mixing glass. Ingredients are then chilled by shaking or stirring then strained and served in a cocktail glass. You can garnish the drink with olive, a strip of lemon, cocktail onions or capers.

The vodka martini is one common variation of the Martini drink, but the most controversial among martini loves. During the late twentieth century, the vodka martini surpassed the popularity of the traditional martini in North America. It is a sophisticated and delicious drink.

Create a vodka martini using ingredients that include ¾ oz. dry vermouth, 1 ½ oz. vodka, ice, cocktail shaker, martini glass and olives for garnishing. Create the drink by filling the shaker halfway with ice, add dry vermouth and vodka. Shake gently and swirl round to chill alcohol. Strain carefully into a chilled martini glass, then add an olive for garnish or add more to taste then serve and enjoy.

The fictional character James Bond made the vodka martini more famous. This drink is often featured in many James Bond movies. In the movies, he preferred the vodka martini dry, thus the popularity of this great cocktail drink.

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