The Dirty Martini with Taissha LaReau

Taissha G. LaReau is a New York City native currently living in Astoria, Queens. Keeping up with the latest trends has always been a creative outlet for her, so finding a place where she could share her best fashion moments, and everything else she enjoys, is what drove her to start The Forefront; a fashion and style blog created to inspire readers to set their own trends and live life to the fullest, all while on a budget. 

Dirty Martini Ingredients: 

  • 2 1/2 oz gin or vodka

  • 1/2 oz dry vermouth

  • 1/2 oz olive brine

  • 1-3 olives


  1. Combine vodka, vermouth, and olive brine in a mixing tin filled with ice.

  2. Shake hard and well until ice crystals are formed.

  3. Strain into a martini glass and garnish with 1-3 olives of your choice. 

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