Down and Dirty Martini

  • Author: Roz Corieri Paige | La Bella Vita Cucina



  • Lots of ice
  • 3 shots Grey Goose vodka
  • 1/2 shot of brine (juice) from cocktail olives
  • 1 dash Italian Martini & Rossi extra dry vermouth
  • 3 jumbo pimento/garlic/blue cheese stuffed green olives (provide a variety for your guest)


  1. Fill a metal martini shaker with ice.
  2. Add the vodka, vermouth and olive brine.
  3. Close the shaker tightly and shake it for a long time until liquid condensates on the outside of the shaker.
  4. Place 3 olives in the bottom of a martini glass.
  5. Strain the vodka, olive brine and vermouth mixture into each martini glass over the olives.
  6. Serve chilled immediately.