Apple martinis, also known as Appletinis, are the perfect combination of tart, sweet, and a little sour. There are a few different ways that people make this cocktail but you really can't go wrong. The bright color and fresh apple wedge make it a fun cocktail to serve and very easy to drink.
Add all ingredients to a shaker filled with ice, shake until cold
Serve up in a martini glass and garnish with a slice of green apple
Lemon Drop Martini
Pretty much the adult version of one of our childhood candy store favorites. Tart yet sweet, the Lemon Drop is typically drank as a shot or straight up in a martini glass. Sugar the rim of your glass for an added kick of sweetness.
The history of this drink dates back to the British occupancy of India. Soldiers were given quinine to fight malaria. The taste of the medicine on its own was not palatable so soldiers would commonly mix it with sugar, water, and some of their gin ration. The classic cocktail was born. A refreshing and light flavored drink, it's still one of the world's most common and popular cocktails.
The classic Gimlet is typically served with gin although more and more people are ordering a Vodka Gimlet as the flavor is a bit more smooth. If you're a fan of making vodka drinks like this at home we suggest storing your vodka in the freezer to keep it primed for mixing.
What's cooler than a cocktail created by James Bond himself? (Answer: nothing.) Making its debut in Casino Royale, this drink melds a clean, refreshing taste with a subtle, sweet kick. A word to the wise, this is a large drink, so you may want to share this mission with a friend.