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Here’s Everything You Need to Know About Vermouth

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Much like that bit character who comes into a movie for just a few moments but has an indelible effect on the progression of the story, vermouth is in all-too-often forgotten player in the journey of a cocktail. Despite the fact that it’s a necessary ingredient to many classic drinks (martini and Manhattan, anyone?), vermouth is frequently pushed to the wayside — relegated to a dusty spot on your bar alongside bottles of creme de […]

5 Fast Facts About Sweet Vermouth

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Vermouth has an underserved, bad reputation. Maybe it’s because most people store it in the back of a dusty cupboard, where it’s sure to go bad after a couple months. Or maybe it’s because the extra dry martini craze has pushed vermouth out of the limelight. In any case, Vermouth is just misunderstood – especially sweet vermouth. Here’s why this strong wine needs a comeback: What is it: Vermouth is a fortified wine and comes […]