Since the 1920s, the martini has been synonymous with sophistication and simplicity. It’s also a perfect drink for sipping on restaurant patios, and has been the go-to cocktail for everyone from James Bond to H.L. Mencken who compared the drink to a sonnet. Ernest Hemingway’s favorite drink was said to be a dry martini. In his novel A Farewell to Arms, character Frederic Henry sips a martini and says, “I had never tasted anything so cool and clean.” We agree.
The classic martin