The 50/50 is an incredible aperitif. In many ways, it the "old fashioned" of Martinis. The original Martini called for much more vermouth than we see in today's Dry Martini (8:1). With the availability of wonderful vermouths on the market we are seeing a resurgence of people asking for their drinks much "wetter" than in the last few decades. The rich oil content of Fords allows for the gin to be stirred in this manor while still offering body and the botanicals upfront.
Pour all ingredients into a mixing glass.
Add ice and stir for 40 counts.
Strain into a chilled coupe glass.
Garnish with lemon twist.