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Tequila Martini

The Tequila Martini is a modern twist on the classic martini, substituting gin with tequila. This cocktail combines tequila, dry vermouth, and a dash of orange bitters, offering a crisp, elegant drink with a Mexican flair.

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tequila martini cocktail chilled and served on a busy bar top with a shallow depth of field and color lights and glasses in the background garnished with a lemon twist

Tequila Martini

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
5 from 1 vote
Course: Tequila
Cuisine: American
Keyword: dry vermouth, Tequila Martini
Servings: 1
Author: Paul Kushner
Tequila and dry vermouth for a spirited twist.


  • 2 ounces tequila
  • 1/2 ounce dry vermouth
  • lime or green olive slice for garnish


  • Fill your shaker or mixing glass with ice.
  • Pour in the tequila and vermouth.
  • Stir or shake until it's nice and cold.
  • Strain it into your martini glass.
  • Add a slice of lime or an olive to finish it off.


Feel free to experiment with the recipe by adding your own twist to it. You can try using different types of Tequila or Vermouth to create unique flavors. Additionally, you can add different garnishes such as jalapeño or cucumber to add a spicy or refreshing twist to the cocktail.
Remember to serve the Tequila Martini in a chilled glass to ensure that it stays cold and refreshing throughout the serving.
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See also  Mexican Candy Shot 
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Paul Kushner

Written by Paul Kushner

Founder and CEO of MyBartender. Graduated from Penn State University. He always had a deep interest in the restaurant and bar industry. His restaurant experience began in 1997 at the age of 14 as a bus boy. By the time he turned 17 he was serving tables, and by 19 he was bartending/bar managing 6-7 nights a week.

In 2012, after a decade and a half of learning all facets of the industry, Paul opened his first restaurant/bar. In 2015, a second location followed, the latter being featured on The Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.

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