What is the difference between a dry martini and an extra dry martini?
Moreover, what is the difference between a regular martini and a dry martini?
A dry martini is made with dry, white vermouth. A dirty martini contains a splash of olive brine or olive juice and is typically garnished with an olive. A perfect martini uses equal amounts of sweet and dry vermouth.
Additionally, what is the difference between dry and extra dry vermouth? Differences between Noilly Prat Original Dry and Extra-Dry Extra-Dry uses only clairette wine while Original Dry uses a combintation of clairette and picpoul. This is because clairette oxidizes less. Extra-Dry uses less of the sweet mistelle wine, so it is, in fact, drier.
Beside above, can you drink Martini Extra Dry straight?
Martinis can be served straight up (no ice) or on the rocks (with ice). 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. Some people prefer “dry” or “extra-dry” martinis. This refers to the amount of vermouth in their drink.
What does bone dry martini mean?
A bone-dry Martini is nothing more than gin, stirred with ice. It's a fancy name for a neat martini -- no vermouth or other mixer, just straight gin (or vodka, if that's your poison). Garnish is optional.