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dry vermouth


Wines used in mixed drinks

Also known as

French vermouth, white vermouth, blanc vermouth


Generic for French or French-style dry fortified wine and herb aperitif, straw-colored-transparent. The first use of vermouth in cocktails coincided with its first importation into the United States in the 1870s. Sweet (red) (Italian) vermouth was imported first, then dry (white) (French) vermouth.


wine and herbs


Generally available. Produced and sold in France and Italy.


other like-colored aperitif wines.

Usage examples

This ingredient appears in 709 recipes in CocktailDB.
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