gibson

Pronunciation: [GIHB-suhn]

Named for the famous American "Gibson Girl" illustrator, Charles Dana Gibson, this cocktail is identical to the martini (gin and dry vermouth), differing only in that it is served garnished with a tiny white onion instead of an olive.

From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

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