What to do if you find martinis too strong

Don’t worry, this is a common problem.    First of all, make sure you’re using good quality ingredients    Is the gin cold enough?  Temperature is absolutely vital when making a martini. Ideally the gin should be stored in the freezer for at least 8 hours prior to use. I keep it there all the time. I keep the glasses in there too.    Have you … Continue reading What to do if you find martinis too strong

Satan’s Whiskers, Bethnal Green 4/5

   This is possibly the best value for money martini in London, served in a trendy, speakeasy setting in Bethnal Green. A consummate cocktail bar, the staff pay particular attention to the quality of their martini, keeping the gin and glasses in the freezer. This is much more than can be said of most cocktail establishments serving martinis in the city, which frequently seem to … Continue reading Satan’s Whiskers, Bethnal Green 4/5