Ingredients: 1 1/2 oz gin, 1 1/2 oz dry vermouth. Stir with ice and strain into a chilled glass; garnish with a silverskin onion.
Source: William Boothby’s 1908 gibson recipe, which you can find on wikipedia.
A gibson is basically a martini, but garnished with an onion. Do garnishes create new cocktails now? If so, you can call my martini with capers “the Tasha B.”
Anywhosie, I’m not generally a fan of onions, and the flavor/smell in this cocktail was a little difficult for me to take. I wound up just tossing the onion because I couldn’t face noshing on it. But if you like onions, go for it.