Recognize this cocktail? Chances are you know it by another name—the Vodka Martini.

1 1/2 oz. vodka
3/4 oz. dry vermouth
Tools: mixing glass, barspoon, strainer
Glass: cocktail
Garnish: lemon twist

Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass and stir with cracked ice for 20 seconds. Strain into a chilled glass and garnish.

Adapted from Esquire Drink Book, 1956