What is an up and dirty martini?

Dirty/extra dirty: a martini made with olive juice or brine and garnished with an olive. Bone-dry: a martini made with extremely little or no vermouth.

What is the difference between straight and dirty martini?

A dirty martini will automatically come with olives as it’s a martini made to look “dirty” with olive juice. An extra dirty martini just means more olive juice. Some bars drop the olive or olives loose into the martini glass and some put the olives on a cocktail spear before dropping them in.

What does it mean to order a dirty martini?

For those who like their cocktails to have a savoury edge, the Dirty Martini is a delicious, slightly salty, choice. The term ‘dirty’ means that olive brine, usually from a jar of cocktail olives, has been added to the drink. An olive garnish is typically assumed, too.

What does straight up mean drink?

Straight up involves the same process of adding ice to the spirit and shaking or stirring to chill the spirit, however straight up typically refers to mixed drinks or cocktails. Typical cocktails served straight up include martinis, sidecars, and manhattans.

Is straight up the same as neat?

For a drink made without ice or mixer, you’d order it “neat,” and it would be served to you in an Old Fashioned cocktail glass. So, you might say, “I’d like a bourbon, neat.” To order a martini “up” or “straight up,” means you’d like it chilled. A cocktail that is poured over ice is “on the rocks.”

How do you order a martini up?

Choose Your Presentation Last, choose how you want your martini served. Traditionally, you’ll order it “straight up”. This means the liquors will be mixed with ice to chill, but be strained, so that there is no ice in the glass.

What does double scotch neat mean?

This means that a spirit is directly poured into a glass (preferably a NEAT Glass). It’s similar to a shot, but the glass makes a huge difference in the sipping experience. Neat drinks are about two ounces, not chilled, there are no extra ingredients (even ice) and no, you can’t order an Irish Car Bomb neat.

What is the difference between neat and straight up?

What is a martini straight up?

Martini Straight Up is a Martini that is made with vermouth and garnished with an olive or lemon twist. The drinker may then choose to add ice if they so desire.

Why is a Martini called a dry martini?

The white vermouth is the only real source of sweetness in the martini. For drinks, “dry” just means the opposite of “sweet”. So at the simplest level, you are just saying “I want a martini that is not very sweet”. A martini is basically two ingredients… gin and vermouth.

What is the difference between a martini with and without vermouth?

The Martini with Sweet Vermouth is made with gin and sweet vermouth. The Martini with Gibson is a Martini that is made with vodka instead of gin and it has a pickled onion as a garnish instead of an olive or lemon twist. Martini Straight Up can also be ordered without vermouth.

Does adding a brine to a martini change its character?

The word ‘martini’ encapsulates two things and two things only: gin and vermouth. With a twist or and olive, straight up or on the rocks, these are conditions of the martini that do not effect its essential character. But the addition of brine, other than being patently disgusting, alters the drink itself.