The Dirty Martini is a classic that is a simple, and popular, variation of the original Martini. The dirty part comes from the use of olive juice, which is really nice with a quality gin and vermouth.
You can make this drink as dirty as you like, just add or subtract the amount of juice. It may take a few Dirty Martinis to find the balance that is perfect from your taste. The amounts below are a good range to begin in.
Many people prefer to use the brine or juice that is in a jar of olives. Why not? If you have olives, you have juice right there. However, there are also a number of juices that are bottled separately from olives, Dirty Sue is a favorite for many people.