Tuesday, June 19, 2012

CCCXVII - The Martini.

The Martini

Some gin, with a dash of vermouth,
Gives an air of being so couth.
It just reeks upper-class
In its conical glass,
But tastes bloody awful, in truth.

© 2012   J Cosmo Newbery
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  1. I could not agree with you more!

  2. It does taste bloody awful. However, have you ever had a chocolate martini made with vodka? Yumm! And I know real martini drinkers don't consider that a martini.

  3. Just before I wrote that, we had a small earthquake. So, shaken not stirred this time, Mr Bond.

  4. cosmo, you beat me to the pun line!

    gin and vermouth - ughhh.

    once had a wild night drinking lemon drop martinis..... vodka and lemon? all i remember is that they were YUMMM!


  5. I had to hire a sleuth
    To find another youth
    To be as so uncouth
    As you, it is the truth

  6. LOL! I'll have to drink a martini one of these days.

  7. Martinoonies are the drinks of kings!

  8. Or "colortinis" as Tom Snyder used to remark.
    But I think he matched the drink with some smoke -- if you know what I mean?

  9. Haven't developed a taste for gin? Well, no matter. I rather enjoy it, with bitter lemon, particularly.

    I am puzzled, though, that you're always drinking doubles. That may be the problem. Try a single martinus, sometime. Might taste better.

    That said, single malt Scotch is to be preferred.


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