. Here's an easy one: dry vermouth, sweet vermouth, lemon twist, ice. Try different gins, too: you may find that you like Tanqueray in a G&T, but prefer something softer in a martini. Don't forget that you can cook with it, too. This cocktail from Ryan Gannon of The Spotted Pig in NYC starts with dried apricots soaked in rye, mixed with dry vermouth and a fresh thyme-flavored simple syrup. All products linked here have been independently selected by our editors. Grapefruits were discovered in Barbados in the 18th century. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish.