Martini’s -One for Every Letter of the Alphabet A – Z

I thought it would be fun to assemble a list of a Martini for every letter of the Alphabet, There are a couple that have 2 recipes because I simply couldn’t pick one.

I challenge you to work your way through the list and let me know your favorites.

I have also assembled a One Year Martini Calendar with a different Martini for Each month of the year.

I hope you enjoy them all.

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Appletini Martini
2 oz. Vodka
1/2 oz. Apple Pucker Schnapps or
1/2 oz. Apple Juice or Cider

Combine liquid ingredients in a cocktail shaker with crushed ice. Shake well. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and garnish with apple slices.

Keep the Appletini really cold and adjust the pucker to suit your taste.

Banana Split Martini
1 oz. Vodka
1 oz. Creme de banane
1 oz. Godiva White Chocolate Liqueur
½ oz. Strawberry syrup
½ oz. Heavy cream martini split
Strawberry for garnish

Combine liquid ingredients in mixing glass. Add ice, shake, strain into your Martini Glass, and garnish.

Candy Cane Martini
1 tablespoon (or so) crushed candy canes
1.5 ounces vanilla vodka
1.5 ounces vodka
1 miniature candy cane

Wet the rim of a martini glass. Place candy cane bits onto a saucer and dip martini glass rim into the crushed candy canes. Add vanilla vodka and vodka into a martini shaker over ice. Shake well. Strain martini into the candy cane rimmed martini glass. Garnish with the miniature candy cane.

Dirty Girl Scout Martini – based on the Thin Mint cookie

1 oz Baileys

1/2 oz Creme de Menthe, green

1 oz kahlua

1/2 oz vodka

Dirty Blonde Martini 
2 oz. Vodka
1 oz. Johnnie Walker Gold Label
1 oz. Drambuie

Combine ingredients in mixing glass. Add ice, stir to chill and strain into your Martini Glass.

Expresso martini

1 fluid ounce brewed espresso

1 1/2 fluid ounces vodka

1 1/2 fluid ounces coffee-flavored liqueur (such as Kahlua®)martini expresso

1 fluid ounce white creme de cacao

1 cup ice

Directions

Combine espresso, vodka, coffee liqueur, creme de cacao, and ice in a cocktail shaker. Cover and shake until chilled. Strain into a chilled martini glass.

Frosty the Snowman Martini
1 part vodka
1 part chocolate liquor
1 part Irish cream liquor
Splash of cream
1 Hershey’s Kiss candy

Add chocolate liquor, Irish cream, and cream over ice into a martini shaker. Shake. Strain into a chilled martini glass rimmed with sugar. Garnish with the Hershey kiss.

Garlic Martini
2 oz gin
1 tbsp dry vermouth
2 tbsp garlic olive juice
2 garlic olives

Add gin, dry vermouth and garlic juice into a martini shaker. Combine gin, dry vermouth and garlic olive juice into a cocktail shaker with cracked ice. Shake well. Strain into a chilled martini glass and garnish with two garlic olives.

Gummy worm

1 1/2 oz Three Olives Mango Vodka

1 1/2 oz Three Olives Raspberry Vodka

1/2 oz blue curacao

1 oz lemon-lime soda

maraschino cherry for garnish

Pour the ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice.  Shake well.  Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.  Garnish with a cherry.

Homer Simpson Martini
2 oz vodka
1 oz white rum
1 oz banana liqueur
banana slice

Pour liquid ingredients into a martini shaker with ice. Shake well. Strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with banana slice.

Iceberg Martini
2 oz. Gin
Dash White Creme de Menthe
Mint

Combine ingredients in a shaker filled with ice, shake and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a fresh mint.

Jack-O-Lantern Martinipumpkin
3 ounces spiced pumpkin vodka
1 ounce Amaretto
Pumpkin Seeds
Ice

Combine vodka, Amaretto and ice in a martini shaker. Shake! Strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with pumpkin seeds.

Kentucky Derby Martini
1 oz grenadine
1 oz white creme de cacao
3 oz Kentucky bourbon

Add ingredients into a mixing glass with ice. Stir well. Strain into a martini glass. Garnish with a maraschino cherry

Lemondrop Martini
6 parts lemon-flavored vodka
1 part dry vermouth
Granulated sugar
Lemon twist
Rim a chilled cocktail glass with granulated sugar.

Combine liquid ingredients in a cocktail shaker with cracked ice and shake well. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and garnish with lemon twist.

Millionaire Martini
1 part vodka
1 part gold tequila (the most important ingredient)
1 part rum
1 part Pineapple juice

Combine all ingredients in mixing glass with ice. Stir. Strain into a martini glass

Nuclear Kamikaze

Fill a mixing glass with ice

2 oz Vodka

1/2 oz Blue Curacao

Dash of Lime Juice

Shake, Strain into chilled glass, Garnish with Lime

Nutty martini

2 oz vodka

3/4 oz Frangelico

1 tsp simple syrup

Pour the vodka and Frangelico into a cocktail shakerhalf-filled with ice.

Add the simple syrup. Shake.  Strain into a cocktail glass.

Ouija Board Martini ouiji martini
9 ounces of freezing black vodka
2 ounces chilled Blue Curacao
1 ounce chilled banana vodka
2 chilled gummy worms
Yield: 2 martinis

Pour black vodka into a martini shaker half full of cracked ice. Shake for 30 seconds. Add the Blue Curacao and shake for an additional 30 seconds. Strain into 2 freezing martini glasses. Pour a half ounce of banana vodka into each martini glass. Stir each glass with a gummy worm. Bottoms up, but don’t get too frightened of strange occurrences!

FYI- A Good way to make martini Eyeballs is to use a radish and a green olive with pimento.  Peel the radish as to leave some of the red skin to look blood shot then scoop out the middle and stick your small olive inside.

Pickle Martinimartini pickle
2 oz gin
1 tbsp dry vermouth
2 tbsp pickle juice
1 sweet pickle

Add liquid ingredients to a martini shaker half-filled with cracked ice. Shake. Strain into a martini glass. Garnish with sweet pickle

Queen of Hearts Martini

2 ounces cranberry juice
1 ounce orange juice
1 ounce berry-flavored vodka
1 ounces Campari
Crushed ice
lemon juice

Mix cranberry juice, orange juice, vodka, and Campari in a cocktail shaker with ice. Squeeze in lemon juice and strain into a chilled martini glass

Root Beer Martini
2 ounce vanilla vodka
1 ounce root beer schnapps
whipped cream

Add liquid ingredients over ice in a martini shaker Shake. Strain into a martini glass. Top with whipped cream

Saketini Martini
1 1/4 oz Hakusan Dry Sake;
(or other 1/4 oz Orange Curacao sake)
3 Orange peels
2 oz Vodka

Combine all ingredients in ice-filled mixing glass. Stir well and strain into chilled martini glass. Garnish with flamed orange peel.

Teatini

1 3/4 ounce vodka

1 ounce sweet iced tea

1/4 ounce fresh lemon juice

Lemon wedge for garnish

Sugar for rimming

Pour the ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice cubes.  Shake well.  Strain into a chilled cocktail glass rimmed with sugar.  Garnish with the lemon wedge.

Ugly Sweater Martini

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2 oz. Peppermint Schnapps

2 oz. Whipped Cream Vodka

Ice

One Peppermint stick or Candy Cane.

Crush half of your peppermint stick. Dip the Top Rim of your Martini glass into peppermint schnapps, then roll in crushed candy cane to decorate.  (The Gawdier the better)

Add all ingredients except Candy Cane to a shaker. Shake well and strain into decorated Martini glass.  Add remaining candy cane as a stirrer.

Volcano Martini
4 parts tequila
1 part vermouth
Jalapeno Stuffed Olive

Combine tequila and vermouth in a martini glass filled with ice. Stir.
Garnish with the jalapeno stuffed olive

Watermelon Martini Recipe

60ml (or approx 2 oz) Vodka

7.5ml (or approx a splash) sugar syrup
1 slice watermelon
ice

Watermelon Martini Recipe Directions

Chop the flesh of the water melon.
Pour the Vodka and the sugar syrup into a cocktail shaker.
Add watermelon flesh.
Add ice.
Shake vigorously for a minute or two.
Pour and strain into a frosted martini glass.
Finish by garnishing the rim of the martini glass with a thin slice of watermelon.

X-Rated Flirtini

1 part X-Rated Fusion
1 part X-Rated Vodka

Combine with ice in a shaker. Pour into a martini glass.
Garnish with lemon or whatever you have and is fun.
X-Rated Vodka Fusion has provence blood oranges, brazilian mango and passion fruit… makes a good martini!

2 ½ oz. Vodka
1 ½ oz. Cabo Wabo Añejo Tequila
1 oz. Simple Syrup
1 oz. freshly squeezed Lime Juice

Shake with ice and strain into a chilled martini glass. Rim glass with mixture of salt and small amount of white pepper.

No garnish.

Yellow Cake Chocolate Icing Martini

1 Oz Vanilla Vodka

1 Oz Amaretto

1 oz Pineapple Juice

Chocolate sprinkles

Dip the rim into pineapple juice and then dip into the sprinkles and chill then onto the glass.  In the meantime Mixed the Vodka, amaretto and Pineapple jouice together in a shaker of ice.  Strain your martini into the chilled glass.  Walla it is a yummy yellow cake with chocolate icing just like mom used to make.

Zebra Martini

1 ounce vanilla vodka

1 ounce which chocolate liqueur

1 ounce butter schnapps

1 shot espresso

chocolate syrup

optional whipped cream

Stripe martini glass with chocolate syrup.  Combine alcoholic ingredients in cocktail shaker with ice.  Strain into glass.  Shake espresso with ice.  Strain into center of glass.   Garnish with a little whipped cream

CHEERS!

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