National Martini Day falls on Saturday, June 19. What better way to celebrate the holiday and weekend than with a Martini or two?

We have rounded up eight of our favorite Martinis — some classic and others with a twist. Whether celebrating with a virtual happy hour or having an outdoor gathering, one of these Martinis will help bring the fun. Hopefully, one of these cocktails will introduce you to new and exciting flavors.

For all the Martini lovers out there, try making one of these this National Martini Day.

Hazelnut Espresso Martini

Hazelnut Espresso Martini

Hazelnut Espresso Martini

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 oz. pH Hazelnut Syrup
  • 1 1/3 oz. Vodka
  • 1/2 oz. Kahlua
  • 1 oz. Cold Brew Concentrate or Espresso

Preparation: Mix all ingredients in a shaker with ice and shake, shake, shake. Strain into your favorite glass. Garnish with three coffee beans or finely grated dark chocolate. Enjoy!


Another Round

Another Round

Another Round

Ingredients:

  • 1 3/4 oz. Belvedere
  • 1/2 Acquafava
  • 3/4 Rose Syrup
  • 1/2 Lemon Juice
  • 2 Sprays of Rose Water

Preparation: Serve up in Martini glass with Pansy.


Emerald City

Emerald City

Emerald City

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 oz. Reisetbauer Blue Gin
  • 3/4 oz. Cyril Zangs ’00’ Apple Eau de Vie
  • 1/2 oz. Quintinye Blanc Vermouth
  • 1/2 oz. Absentroux
  • 1 dash Celery Bitters
  • 1 dash Absinthe
  • 1/2 oz. Water

Method: Pre-batched pour

Garnish: Pickled Apple Fan


Umami Martini

Umami Martini

Umami Martini

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz. iichiko Saiten
  • 1/2 oz. Bianco Vermouth
  • 2 Dashes Orange Bitters
  • Lemon Peel

Preparation: Mix all ingredients into a Martini glass. Stir, then express and garnish with lemon peel.


Clover Club

Clover Club

Clover Club

Ingredients:

  • 50 ml Bombay Bramble
  • 25 ml Freshly Pressed Lemon Juice
  • 20 ml Sugar Syrup (2:1 ratio)
  • 1/2 Egg White (circa 20ml –can use fresh or pasteurized egg whites)
  • Lemon Thumb

Preparation: Shake (hard) and strain.


Gunpowder Martini

Gunpowder Martini

Gunpowder Martini

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz. Drumshanbo Gunpowder Irish Gin
  • 1/2 oz. Boissiere Dry Vermouth
  • 2 dashes of Grapefruit Bitters
  • 1 bar spoon of Gunpowder Tea

Preparation: Add the Drumshanbo Gin, Boissiere Vermouth, bitters, and gunpowder tea to a shaker with ice. Shake and strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with fresh lemon zest.


Broken Martini

Broken Martini

Broken Martini

Ingredients:

  • 3 oz. Broken Shed Vodka
  • Splash of Olive Brine
  • Garnish: Three Olives on a toothpick

Preparation: Add Broken Shed Vodka and a splash of olive brine to a shaker with ice. Shake, stir and strain into a chilled martini glass and garnish with three olives on a toothpick.


Partida Anejo Cristalino Martini

Partida Anejo Cristalino Martini

Partida Anejo Cristalino Martini

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz. Partida Añejo Cristalino
  • 3/4 oz. Sweet White Vermouth ¾ oz
  • 1/4 oz. Lemon Juice
  • 2 dashes Orange Bitters

Preparation: Shake all ingredients in a shaker and double strain over a chilled martini glass. Garnish with a lemon twist.