Cocktail & Other Recipes By Spirit Gin Cocktails

Kimchi Gibson

Image: Diane Kang

This Martini by Jun Hyung Kwon, the head bartender at New York City’s Atomix, is a Korean riff on a classic Gibson.

This recipe originally appeared as part of “This Martini Has Kimchi in It. And It Sure Works.”



  1. Add all ingredients into mixing glass with ice and stir for 10 to 15 seconds.

  2. Strain into a chilled coupe.

  3. Garnish with a white radish kimchi on a toothpick and cilantro flowers.

  4. *Cilantro-infused Dolin blanc vermouth: Add 2 tsp flowering cilantro into a 750 mL bottle of Dolin blanc vermouth. Let steep for 4 days, then strain to remove cilantro.