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Vodka Martini (Stalini)

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Ingredients (3)

  • 3 ounces vodka
  • Dry vermouth
  • Green olives or twist of lemon peel

The Vodka Martini, Stalini, or Vodkatini is the vodka-based version of the Martini.


  1. 1Depending on your taste, mix 5 to 8 parts vodka to 1 part vermouth for a dry Martini, but diminish the vermouth to taste for a drier Martini. Stir in a pitcher half filled with ice, or shake with ice; then strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with green olives or lemon peel.


French Martini: Substitute Chambord for the vermouth, and add 1 ounce pineapple juice.

Rumtini: Substitute light rum for the vodka, and garnish with a twist of lime peel.

Tequini: Substitute tequila for the vodka, and garnish with a twist of lime peel.

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