What can I make with vermouth?

Cocktail Colin says:

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I found a couple of cocktails that include vermouth as an ingredient. The highest-rated one is a classic Vesper cocktail, followed by the Dirty Martini and Martinez. Each of these drinks offers a unique combination of flavors and alcohol content, so you have a few great options to choose from!
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You asked: What cocktails can I make with vermouth?. We found 10 cocktails answering the question.


The drink was invented and named by fictional secret agent James Bond in the 1953 novel Casino Royale. "A dry...

Vodka (15ml), Gin (45ml), Lillet Blanc (7.5ml)

3 ingredients
4.98 / 5

The Perfect Martini

The Perfect Martini is a sophisticated twist on the classic martini that balances the botanical notes of gin with the...

Gin (75ml), Red vermouth (10ml), Olive Juice (10ml)

3 ingredients
4.9 / 5

Martini Perfect

The Martini Perfect is a classic cocktail known for its refined and sophisticated flavors. It is a variation of the...

Dry gin (45ml), White vermouth (22.5ml), Red vermouth (22.5ml), Angostura Bitters (Dash)

4 ingredients
4.9 / 5

Dirty Martini

The Dirty Martini is a classic cocktail that is known for its bold and briny flavor. Made with simple yet...

Vodka (60ml), Olive Juice (7.5ml), White vermouth (7.5ml)

3 ingredients
4.88 / 5


Said to have emerged around 1860-1870, and is often touted as one of the world’s oldest gin cocktails.

Orange Bitters (2 dashes), Red vermouth (45ml), Dry gin (45ml), Maraschino cherry liqueur (1 teaspoon)

4 ingredients
4.74 / 5

Vodka Martini

The Vodka Martini is a classic and iconic cocktail that is known for its simplicity and sophistication. Originating in the...

Vodka (60ml), White vermouth (10ml)

2 ingredients
4.65 / 5

Dirty Vodka Martini

There are many ways to make a Dirty Vodka Martini, but this is my favourite. A little dry, a little...

Vodka (75ml), Olive Juice (15ml), White vermouth (15ml)

3 ingredients
3.72 / 5

Romarin rouge

While this cocktail may seems heavily alcoholic, in reality is perfect after dinner.

Vodka (10ml), Lemon Juice (10ml), Sugar Syrup (10ml), Pomegranate Juice (30ml), Grappa (20ml)

5 ingredients
3.7 / 5


We've collated some quick fire Q&A's on the question to help you find exactly what you're looking for.

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What is vermouth?

Vermouth is a type of fortified wine that is flavored with various botanicals, including herbs, spices, and roots. It is commonly used as an ingredient in many classic cocktails.

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Are there different types of vermouth?

Yes, there are primarily two types of vermouth: sweet (red) vermouth and dry (white) vermouth. Each type is used in different cocktails, lending unique flavors to the drinks.

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How should I store vermouth?

Vermouth should be stored in the refrigerator after opening. It has a higher alcohol content than regular wine, but it can still oxidize and spoil if not stored properly.

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Can I drink vermouth on its own?

Yes, vermouth can be enjoyed on its own, either neat or on the rocks. Many people also like to garnish it with a citrus twist or olive for added flavor.

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How do I know which vermouth to use in a cocktail?

The type of vermouth used in a cocktail depends on the recipe. Classic martinis often use dry vermouth, while cocktails like the Manhattan or Negroni use sweet vermouth. Always follow the recipe for the best results.

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