2 spg Mint
1⁄2 oz Sweet vermouth
1⁄2 oz Dry vermouth
2 oz Gin
Instructions

Muddle one of the sprigs and vermouths in a mixing glass. Add the gin and ice, stir well and strain into a martini glass. Garnish with the remaining mint sprig.

Notes

The Savoy book has this as 1/3 each dry gin, Italian and French Vermouth shaken and strained into a cocktail glass with a mint sprig garnish.

Cocktail summary
Year
1930
Is an
altered recipe
Reference

The Savoy Cocktail Book, pg. 50

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Comments

We added 1 bsp of simple syrup; brought out the mint and gave it a little more roundness and balance.