“You call that a martini?”
Them’s fighting words. They’re also a tipoff that the guy sitting next to you at the bar is among that finicky subset of drinkers: the martini purist.
Also known as the martini snob.
No other cocktail has the mystique of the martini. And on June 19, National Martini Day (no, we don’t know who designated it), you’d do well to consider all the ways you can run afoul of the martini police.