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Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 5 min.


1 serving

A Gibson is a take on the classic martini but is made with gin and dry vermouth. What sets it apart is the savory garnish—a cocktail onion. The drink is a marvelous way to kick off a special occasion meal. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
Gibson Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • Ice cubes
  • 2 ounces gin
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons dry vermouth
  • Cocktail onions


  1. Fill a mixing glass or tumbler two-thirds full with ice. Add gin and vermouth; stir until condensation forms on outside of glass. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish as desired.
Vodka Gibson: Substitute vodka for the gin.

Nutrition Facts

1/2 cup: 137 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1mg sodium, 0 carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.

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