Gin Martini: Shaken vs. Stirred Taste Test

Today we’re going to taste test a gin martini both shaken and stirred to see if there is indeed a difference. Derrick preaches the difference, Ian calls B.S. So let’s do the work.

The theory here is all about understanding “top notes” of a spirit. It is said that when you shake a delicate spirit like gin. The top notes are those floral notes that people typically love in their gins. So, by shaking them we should lose those, but can you tell?

Let’s do it and see!

The Gin martini recipe:
2 1/2 oz Gin
1/2 oz Dry Vermouth
1 Dash Orange Bitters

Table of Contents
0:00 Introduction
1:50 The build
3:23 The pour
4:15 The “Blind” Tasting

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