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Video:How to Make a Black Martini

with Amanda Hertzler

The black martini is a unique for it's dark color, which makes it perfect for Halloween cocktail parties. Check out how to mix and serve the black martini.See Transcript

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Transcript:How to Make a Black Martini

Hello, my name is Amanda Hertzler, I am a mixologist here at the St Julien Hotel & Spa in Boulder, Colorado and today I am here with About.com to show you how to make a black martini. The black martini a great martini especially during holiday times, Halloween it is really fun because of the black color it's got.

Chill the Martini Glass

When you are preparing this make sure you already have that martini glass chilling. Then you are going to fill up your shaker with ice.

Shake and Strain the Black Martini

You are going to pour two ounces of vodka, 3/4ounce of Blue Curacao, 1 1/4 ounce of Chambord, and the you chill that, and then you are going to strain that into the martini glass. Then if you want you can garnish with a blackberry. And there's your black martini.

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