This recipe appeared in the article "Retro-Grilling" by Dr. BBQ, Ray Lampe. Learn more about Dr. BBQ on his website here. This one's for my Dad. Martinis will never go out of style. And regardless whether you prefer gin or vodka as the liquor of choice, it's difficult to just drink one.
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2 ounces Beefeater gin
1/2 ounce dry vermouth (optional)
3 chile-stuffed olives
Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Pour the gin and vermouth over the ice. Shake well. Pour into a martini glass. Garnish with the olives on a skewer.