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Vermouth is Aromatized, Fortified, and Ready For Prime Time

What’s up with martinis that are like 99.9% booze? It’s really a chilled glass of vodka/gin. Give me vermouth, I say! I’m a big fan of the 50/50 martini and the reverse martini. The former is equal parts spirits and vermouth, while the latter is big on the vermouth with a tiny amount of spirits. [More]

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Perucchi Vermouth Gran Reserva Deserves a Hand

I’ve been slightly geeking out on vermouth ever since I tried Imbue, made in Oregon. Which is why it was wonderful to discover (and hold) the distinctly delicious Perucchi Vermouth Gran Reserva. This Spanish vermouth has a  finish that reminds me of Amaro, the bitter (in a good way) Italian post-dinner sipper. But the Perucchi [More]

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