As with most classic cocktails, the Gibson’s origin is a topic of debate. Was it an East Coast creation at New York’s Players Club for illustrator Charles Dana Gibson? Or a West Coast one at the Bohemian Club for W. D. K. Gibson? No matter—stir your preferred martini and garnish with a cocktail onion.
This recipe was featured as part of our DIY Home Bar photo gallery.
- 2 1/2 ounces gin or vodka
- 1/2 ounce dry vermouth
- 1 to 2 Cocktail Onions, for garnish