There's no cocktail on the planet with more pomp and circumstance than a martini, despite its totally simple recipe. Martinis are epically strong, slightly mysterious, and come in a really snazzy glass. All those reasons combined make it one of the more intimidating cocktails to order at a bar, particularly if you've never done so before.
There's more than one way to order a martini, and all of them will deliver a totally different result. How can you make sure to order the kind of drink you like -- with lots of olive juice, for example -- without sounding like a total jerk? This infographic below is how. The folks at Fix have put together the definitive guide to ordering, making and drinking martinis. They've added a little information on essential bar etiquette for good measure, too. Start living your better martini life today.