Imperial Cocktail
All you need is a dash of maraschino liqueur to take your Martini to the Imperial realm. Datacraft Co Ltd/Getty Images
  • 3 mins
  • Prep: 3 mins,
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 1 serving (serves 1)
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Think of the Imperial as a Martini with a cherry twist. The suggested teaspoon of maraschino liqueur is a matter of personal taste, but you can use more or less depending on your own preference. 

What You'll Need

  • 1-ounce vermouth (dry)
  • 2 ounces gin
  • 1 teaspoon maraschino liqueur
  • Garnish: lemon twist​

How to Make It

  1. Pour the ingredients into a mixing glass with ice cubes.
  2. Stir well.
  3. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
  4. Garnish with the lemon twist.