Hands Down, These Are the 5 Best Gins for Martinis

Martinis remain one of the most iconic (and glamorous) cocktails of all time, typically consisting of gin, vermouth, and an olive or lemon peel as a garnish. Since the recipe is mixed with little else, a well-made martini is only as good as the gin it’s made with. Whether you’re ordering a martini or mixing it up at home, it doesn’t hurt to impress your bartender (or your guests) by knowing the top options for your drink of choice. Read on for five of the all-time best gins for martinis.