What are some famous drinks using gin and sweet vermouth?

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I have found some cocktail options with gin and sweet vermouth that you may enjoy: 1. Cocktail with a Rating of 4.84/5 2. Cocktail with a Rating of 4.8/5 3. Cocktail with a Rating of 4.74/5
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Gin and sweet vermouth

You asked: Famous cocktails with gin and sweet vermouth.. We found 10 cocktails answering the question.

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

Manhattan Sweet

The Manhattan Sweet is a classic cocktail that originated in the late 1800s in New York City. This sophisticated drink...

Red vermouth (30ml), Angostura Bitters (Dash), Bourbon (60ml)

3 ingredients
4.9 / 5


The Negroni is a classic Italian cocktail that has been enjoyed for over a century. The drink is made up...

Gin (30ml), Campari (30ml), Red vermouth (30ml)

3 ingredients
4.84 / 5

San Martin

San Martin is a classic cocktail that combines the strong flavors of gin, vermouth, and Chartreuse to create a bold...

Gin (45ml), Red vermouth (45ml), Yellow Chartreuse (45ml)

3 ingredients
4.8 / 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

Bitter orange & cardamom martini

Infused with that wonderful aroma of orange and spices reminiscent of Christmas, this is a wonderful take on classic Christmas...

Vodka (60ml), Cointreau (20ml), Lemon Juice (60ml), Marmalade (Tablespoon), Cardamom pods (2)

5 ingredients
4.72 / 5

Sweet Martini

The Sweet Martini is a variation of the classic Martini, featuring a combination of dry gin and red (or sweet)...

Dry gin (75ml), Red vermouth (15ml)

2 ingredients
3.8 / 5

Sweet Martini #2

The Sweet Martini #2 is a variation of the classic Martini, characterized by its sweeter profile due to the addition...

Gin (15ml), Grenadine (Dash), Red vermouth (30ml)

3 ingredients
3.74 / 5

Very Dry Martini

The Very Dry Martini is a classic and minimalistic cocktail, revered for its straightforward yet elegant spirit-forward profile. A variation...

Gin (75ml), Red vermouth (Dash)

2 ingredients
3.51 / 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 does sweet vermouth add to a cocktail?

Sweet vermouth adds a rich, herbal, and slightly sweet flavor to cocktails. It can enhance the complexity of the drink, complementing the botanicals in gin and creating a well-rounded taste.

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Is gin commonly paired with sweet vermouth in cocktails?

Yes, gin is often paired with sweet vermouth in classic cocktails like the Negroni and various martini variations. The combination provides a balanced mix of sweet, bitter, and botanical notes.

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What garnishes are typically used in cocktails with gin and sweet vermouth?

Garnishes for cocktails with gin and sweet vermouth often include olives, lemon twists, or orange peels. These garnishes add a touch of visual appeal and can contribute to the drink's aroma and flavor.

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Are gin and sweet vermouth cocktails suitable for all occasions?

Gin and sweet vermouth cocktails are versatile and can be enjoyed in many settings, from casual gatherings to formal events. Their classic flavor profile makes them suitable for various occasions and preferences.

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Can I substitute dry vermouth for sweet vermouth in cocktails?

While you can substitute dry vermouth for sweet vermouth, it will significantly alter the flavor of the cocktail. Sweet vermouth adds sweetness and depth, whereas dry vermouth brings a more astringent and herbal note. It’s best to use the type specified in the recipe.

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