2000s Recipes + Menus
- Active time:5 min
- Start to finish:20 min
- 9 oz (1 cup plus 2 Tbsp) gin or vodka
- 1 teaspoon black peppercorns, crushed
- 1 tablespoon dry vermouth
- 3 dashes Angostura bitters
Combine gin and peppercorns, then let stand 15 minutes.
Stir together 1/2 tsp finely ground pepper and 1/2 tsp salt on a plate. Wet rim of 1 Martini glass with your fingertip and dip in salt mixture, rotating glass to coat rim. Repeat with 2 more glasses.
Strain gin through a fine-mesh sieve into a 16-oz cocktail shaker three-fourths full of ice. Add vermouth and bitters and stir 15 seconds. Strain into Martini glasses.