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5 Delightful Cocktail Recipes Every Martini Lover Must Try

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Do you love the exquisite taste of Martinis? Then get ready! We have curated a special list of five delectable cocktails that share the same elegance as the classic Martini cocktail! These cocktail recipes are perfect for those who appreciate the classic and are curious to explore new flavours. 

5 Cocktail Recipes Similar To Martini To Try Now!

1. Vodka Martini Cocktail Recipe

Vodka Martini Cocktail
It is the irresistible sibling of the classic Martini cocktail and exudes elegance in every drop. The combination of vodka, vermouth and bitters mingle in a flawless blend creating a drink that is a must-try for everyone who enjoys the classic gin version. Here’s the cocktail recipe for you to try:

Ingredients
- Ketel One Vodka - 75ml
- Dry vermouth - 15ml
- Orange bitters - 1 dash
- Lemon twist - 1
- Olives - 1

Method
- Grab a mixing glass and fill it with ice
- Measure and pour Ketel One vodka, dry vermouth, and orange bitters
- Stir the ingredients well to combine
- Using a cocktail strainer, strain the mixture into a chilled martini glass
- Garnish with a twist of lemon and an olive

2. The Vesper Cocktail Recipe

The Vesper Cocktail
A popular variation of the Martini, the Vesper is as bold and daring as James Bond himself. Gin, vodka and Lillet blanc create a fusion of flavours that is easily appreciated by the fans of the classic Martini. Here’s the cocktail recipe for you to try at home:

Ingredients
- Gordon’s London Dry Gin - 90ml
- Smirnoff Vodka - 30ml
- Lillet blanc - 15ml
- Lemon twist - 1
- Ice

Method
- Grab a cocktail shaker and fill it with ice
- Measure and pour Gordon’s London Dry gin, Smirnoff vodka and Lillet blanc into the shaker
- Shake the ingredients well to combine
- Using a cocktail strainer, strain the mixture into a chilled coupe glass
- Twist the lemon peel over the glass, with the peel side down to squeeze the oil into the drink
- Rub the twisted peel along the rim of the glass and then drop it into the cocktail to garnish

3. Gibson Cocktail Recipe

Gibson Cocktail
Sharing simplicity with the classic Martini, Gibson is a drink that’s all about elegance and refined taste. The combination of gin and vermouth is heightened with the garnish of crisp cocktail onions, igniting a delightful spark with every sip. Here’s a cocktail recipe for you to try at home:

Ingredients
- Gordon’s London Dry Gin - 75ml
- Dry vermouth - 15ml
- Cocktail onions - 3
- Ice

Method
- Grab a mixing glass and fill it with ice
- Measure and pour 75ml of gin, and 15ml of dry vermouth into the mixing glass
- Stir the ingredients until they are well combined
- Strain it into a chilled coupe glass
- Thread cocktail onions into a skewer and place it in the drink to garnish

4. Astoria Cocktail Recipe

Astoria Cocktail
This delightful cousin of the Martini will definitely appeal to all those who enjoy the classic. The smooth and silky combination of gin and vermouth creates a delicious drink that will leave your taste buds in joy! Typically made with Old Tom gin, Astoria can also be enjoyed with the London Dry gin option. Here’s the cocktail recipe for you to make it at home:

Ingredients
- Tanqueray London Dry - 30ml
- Dry Vermouth - 60ml
- Orange bitters - 2 dashes
- Lemon twist - 1

Method
- Grab a mixing glass and fill it with ice
- Measure and pour Tanqueray London Dry gin, dry vermouth and orange bitters into the glass
- Stir well to combine
- Strain the mixture into a chilled martini glass
- Garnish the drink with a twist of lemon and serve!

5. Martinez Cocktail Recipe

Martinez Cocktail
What if we told you there was a Martini cocktail way before the Martini that we know today came into existence? While the exact origins are unclear, Martinez cocktail is said to have been concocted way before Martini. This delightful mix is made with equal parts of gin and vermouth with a dose of maraschino liqueur. Here’s the cocktail recipe for you to try this at home:

Ingredients
- Gordon’s London Dry Gin - 45ml
- Sweet vermouth - 45ml
- Luxardo Maraschino Liqueur - 7.5ml
- Angostura bitters - 2 dashes
- Orange twist - 1
- Ice

Method
- Grab a mixing glass and fill it with ice
- Measure and pour Gordon’s London Dry gin, sweet vermouth, maraschino liqueur and Angostura bitters into the mixing glass 
- Stir the ingredients until they are well combined
- Using a cocktail strainer, strain the mixture into a chilled coupe glass
- Garnish the drink with an orange twist

Each of these cocktails boasts unique flavours that will definitely please any Martini cocktail lover! Whether you are a home bartender or a cocktail enthusiast, these cocktail recipes are easy to mix at home and will surely liven up your taste buds!