Today is Luis Bunuel's birthday.
In celebration, we'll toast the great director with a martini, made according to his own technique:
Bunuel was fond of cocktails, and devoted a chapter of his autobiography to alchohol.
He invented a cocktail of his own, the Bunueloni -- essentially, a variation on the negroni:
1 oz. gin
1 oz. sweet Cinzano, and
1 oz. Carpano (a variety of red vermouth)
He claimed gin stimulates the imagination.
A claim that requires further investigation.
Much like his films: