Simple cocktail only with sweet vermouth and rum.

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If you're looking for a simple cocktail that combines just sweet vermouth and rum, the Havana Club is an excellent choice. This cocktail keeps it straightforward with its blend of white rum (90ml) and red vermouth (15ml), stirred to perfection and typically served in a cocktail glass. With its alcohol content of 36.57%, it's a spirit-forward drink that emphasizes the smooth, light flavors of white rum complemented by the sweet, aromatic, and slightly bitter notes of red vermouth.

The simplicity of the Havana Club captures the essence of the Caribbean, making it a versatile option for both casual sipping and festive occasions. Its high score of 3.99/5 suggests that many find its straightforward, yet flavorful profile appealing. It's perfect for those who want a no-fuss, elegant drink that doesn’t skimp on taste. Enjoy the rich traditions of Havana with this delightful cocktail!

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Rum Swizzle

The Rum Swizzle is a vibrant and tantalizing cocktail that embodies the spirit of Caribbean flavors. This drink is a...

Lime juice (15ml), Falernum (20ml), Jamaican rum (60ml), Angostura Bitters (1 dash), Lemon Juice (7.5ml), Sugar Syrup (15ml)

6 ingredients
4.9 / 5


The Dolores cocktail is a sophisticated blend that combines the nutty and sweet flavors of Sherry with the bold, sugarcane-derived...

Sherry (Sweet) (30ml), White rum (60ml), Red vermouth (60ml)

3 ingredients
4.8 / 5

Right Hand

The Right Hand cocktail is a sophisticated blend that showcases a tantalizing balance of flavors, making it a favorite among...

Aperol (22.5ml), Red vermouth (22.5ml), Chocolate bitters (2 dashes), Jamaican rum (30ml)

4 ingredients
4.3 / 5

Rum Old Fashioned

The Rum Old Fashioned is a twist on the classic Old Fashioned cocktail, substituting the traditional whiskey base with a...

Jamaican rum (30ml), Overproof rum (10ml), Falernum (7.5ml), Sugar Syrup (2.5ml), Angostura Bitters (1 dash)

5 ingredients
4 / 5

Havana Club

The Havana Club cocktail is a simple, spirit-forward concoction featuring a blend of white rum and red vermouth. Named in...

White rum (90ml), Red vermouth (15ml)

2 ingredients
3.99 / 5

Maple Rummy

This New Years Eve, I plan on making my favourite fancy cocktail to toast to with - a rummy variation....

Dark rum (15ml), Lime juice (Dash), White wine (90ml), Maple Syrup (15ml)

4 ingredients
3.88 / 5

Rum Crusta

The Rum Crusta is a cocktail with a rich, dark complexity, served in the tradition of a classic Crusta with...

Lemon Juice (15ml), Dark rum (150ml), Angostura Bitters (Dash)

3 ingredients
3.81 / 5

Chocolate Rum

The Chocolate Rum cocktail is a sumptuous blend that marries the rich, velvety notes of chocolate with the deep, complex...

Orange juice (30ml), Dark rum (30ml), Creme De Cacao (60ml)

3 ingredients
3.75 / 5

Fair And Warmer

The Fair and Warmer cocktail is a classic rum-based drink that dates back to the early 20th century. It is...

White rum (60ml), Red vermouth (15ml), Blue Curaçao (Dash)

3 ingredients
3.73 / 5

Quarter Deck

The Quarter Deck cocktail is a classic concoction that exudes an air of maritime tradition, invoking the spirit of the...

Dark rum (60ml), Sherry (Sweet) (30ml), DOM Benedictine (Teaspoon)

3 ingredients
3.71 / 5


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What are some simple cocktails with rum and vermouth?

Simple cocktails with rum and vermouth often use just these two ingredients. Examples include mixing white rum with red vermouth or dark rum with dry vermouth for a straightforward yet flavorful drink.

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How do I make a rum and vermouth cocktail?

To make a rum and vermouth cocktail, measure and combine your preferred type of rum with an appropriate vermouth in a cocktail shaker with ice. Stir or shake to mix and strain into a chilled glass.

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What is the best rum to use in a vermouth cocktail?

The best rum to use in a vermouth cocktail depends on your preference. White rum provides a light, smooth taste, while dark rum adds a richer, more robust flavor. Experiment to find your favorite combination.

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Can you substitute sweet vermouth in rum cocktails?

Yes, you can substitute sweet vermouth with other types of vermouth or similar fortified wines. Dry vermouth will add a more herbal, less sweet flavor, while bianco vermouth will be slightly sweeter without being as rich.

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What are the characteristics of sweet vermouth?

Sweet vermouth is a fortified wine flavored with various botanicals. It has a slightly bitter, sweet taste with notes of herbs, spices, and caramel. It adds complexity and sweetness to cocktails.

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