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Is Gin Or Vodka The Correct Spirit For A Martini? (GREAT DEBATE)

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We love when food and booze get people really riled up. Food nerds will quite rigorously debate which is the best hot sauce, whose city has the best sandwiches and whether or not ketchup belongs on a hot dog.

But some of the most heated debates we've ever heard surrounding food have been about one of the simplest cocktails in history: the Martini. Vodka or gin? Shaken or stirred? Vermouth? Twist? Olive? We've gone back and forth with friends and foes on this issue so frequently that even our heads have started to spin.

We gathered up a few trusted resources in the spirits department and asked them to state their cases. Will gin's herbaceous complexity win you over? Vodka's clean simplicity? At the end, we should probably all enjoy a Martini together.

Join the debate below and let us know how you feel!

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Pre-debate poll:

Tell us your opinion before the debate starts to set the starting line

Gin makes a better Martini than vodka.

Agree - Thanks for voting! Please proceed to read the debate below

Please vote to proceed to the debate

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Who makes the better argument?

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POST DEBATE POLL

Did one of the arguments change your mind?

Gin makes a better Martini than vodka.

VIEW DEBATE ROUND 1 RESULTS

Agree - Thanks for voting again! Here are the results:

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After

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"Agree""Disagree"Neither argumenthas changed the most minds

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