The martini. "It is both universal and highly personal," writes Jason Wilson, cocktail historian and author of the new book Boozehound. "It is certainly more of a broad concept than a specific recipe." He has a point. Ask a dozen martini drinkers how to make one, you'll likely get a dozen different answers. But one thing is clear to Wilson and any other drinker worth his coasters—a real martini is made with gin, not vodka. And while there's sure to be some discussion, here's the proper way to make a martini (with a twist). A skill every man should master, whether you drink them or not.