Here's the recipe I used, which I liked very well indeed:
- 2 1/2 ounces gin (I used Beefeater 24)
- 1/2 ounce dry vermouth
- olives and lemon twist
- dash Angostura bitters (optional)
This martini skewer is stainless steel with a simple, rustic hand-hammered end, a great Etsy find.