Show me a cocktail with a lot of flavours, dry and not sweet.

Cocktail Colin says:

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I have found a cocktail that is dry, not sweet, and packed with a lot of flavors due to its ingredients. It has a high rating for its taste profile.
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Dry cocktails

You asked: Dry cocktails with a lot of flavors. We found 10 cocktails answering the question.

Dry Martini

The Dry Martini is a classic cocktail that has been enjoyed by cocktail enthusiasts for decades. Its origins can be...

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

2 ingredients
4.78 / 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

Citrus Fizz

The Citrus Fizz is a refreshing, non-alcoholic cocktail that offers a vibrant blend of tangy and sweet flavors. The primary...

Lime juice (Dash), Orange juice (50ml), Angostura Bitters (Dash), Tonic water (Top up)

4 ingredients
4.4 / 5

Bitter Elder

The Bitter Elder cocktail is a beautifully balanced drink that weaves together the floral notes of elderflower liqueur with the...

Lemon Juice (15ml), Gin (45ml), Campari (22.5ml), Elderflower Liqueur (

4 ingredients
4.31 / 5

Sweet Poison

Sweet Poison is a tantalizing cocktail that combines the bold flavors of Cointreau and gin with a touch of sweetness...

Cointreau (20ml), Gin (10ml), Grenadine (Dash), Sherry (Sweet) (10ml)

4 ingredients
4 / 5

Lemon Lime And Bitters

Lemon Lime and Bitters is a refreshing, non-alcoholic cocktail that is typically served in a highball glass. This popular Australian...

Lemonade (150ml), Lime Cordial (30ml), Angostura Bitters (Dash)

3 ingredients
3.81 / 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

Dry Tai

Invented by Cooper Tardivel from Hawksworth Bar in Vancouver, this gin drink was featured in British Columbia Liquor's Taste Magazine.

Lime juice (30ml), Gin (30ml), Campari (15ml), Orgeat Syrup (10ml), Ginger liqueur (15ml), Ginger bitters (Dash)

6 ingredients
3.67 / 5

Bittersweet Biatch

The Bittersweet Biatch is a refreshing and exotic cocktail that combines the tangy flavors of lime juice and pineapple with...

Lime juice (Top up), Pineapple (3 slices), Aniseed liqueur (75ml)

3 ingredients
3.59 / 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 makes a cocktail dry?

A cocktail is considered dry when it has little to no sweetness. This is typically achieved by using ingredients like dry vermouth, unsweetened spirits, or bitters.

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How can I add more flavors to a dry cocktail?

You can add more flavors to a dry cocktail by using various herbs, spices, and citrus juices. Ingredients like cardamom, ginger, and lemon juice can enhance the complexity without adding sweetness.

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What is the best way to balance flavors in a dry cocktail?

Balancing flavors in a dry cocktail often involves carefully measuring the ingredients and possibly adding a small amount of bitters or an acidic component like lemon or lime juice to bring out the other flavors.

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Are dry cocktails suitable for all occasions?

Dry cocktails can be enjoyed at various occasions, especially those where lighter and less sweet beverages are preferred. They can be great for formal gatherings or as an aperitif to stimulate appetite.

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Can a dry cocktail still be fruity?

Yes, a dry cocktail can still have fruity flavors. Fruits like grapefruit, lemon, and lime can add a refreshing taste without contributing excessive sweetness.

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