from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A sweet or dry fortified wine flavored with aromatic herbs and used chiefly in mixed drinks.
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- n. A dry, or sweet apéritif wine flavored with aromatic herbs, and often used in mixed drinks.
- n. An aperitif wine that matches the general description of vermouth.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any of several white wines flavored with aromatic herbs; used as aperitifs or in mixed drinks
By fknvty, December 17, 2009 @ 9: 09 pm sweet vermouth is primarily for biker widgies and surf moles. perhaps the odd bottle of blackberry nip if you can’t find the g spot. bobby my dear boy, you really are pushin’ the proverbial olive here, like vodka on anyones shelf is just so … .. absolut neutral ethyl alcohol. like, no fuckin’ taste of bobspeak.
No one has traced the evolution from beer out of cans to pink ladies and even excuse-the-expression vermouth and soda.
So dry, in fact, that he tells the bartender to merely whisper the word "vermouth" over the glass.
**I assume "vermouth" was chosen in order to rhyme with "truth," two lines earlier, but I couldn't resist writing in the margin, "it would take a whole lot of vermouth to get drunk on!"
I was never a big fan of gin, but somehow I thought the combination of gin and a mysterious ingredient called "vermouth" would take the edge off the taste.
"vermouth" of the Italian before the evening meal.
Christian Schoppe/photoselection Daniel Brühl When Daniel Brühl isn't sipping vermouth with friends at a bar in Barcelona's El Raval neighborhood after an evening run, the 32-year-old actor spends the weekend cooking for friends.
We're witnessing a scene of sexual exploitation in which Jean (Siân Brooke) is treated as a mere convenience by the swaggering Roy (Daniel Coonan), who dresses, smokes, drinks a beer and leaves the taciturn Jean to her lonely swig of neat vermouth (the drink she alternates with gin).
Then I'll drive home and there's a tradition here of drinking vermouth, so I'll hang out with friends in a bar—often Boadas in El Raval—and drink vermouth.
Next, up was the Frangelico Supreme—made with 1¼ ounce Frangelico, and identical amounts of Flor de Cana 7 year Grand Reserve Rum, and sweet vermouth, poured over rocks.
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