Sweet Vermouth Recipe D.I.Y.

Sweet Vermouth Recipe D.I.Y.
Sweet Vermouth Recipe D.I.Y.

Hey Guys and Gals!

Are you looking for an awesome Sweet Vermouth Recipe? You now have no reason to look any further; you have just found what you have been looking for! This is a recipe for the most awesome tasting Sweet Vermouth in the world.


Step 1
  • 1 (750 ml) bottle dry white wine
  • 1/2 teaspoon wormwood
  • 1/6 teaspoon gentian root
  • 1/12 teaspoon angelica root
  • 1/12 teaspoon chamomile
  • 1/3 inch piece of vanilla bean
  • 1/3 tablespoon orange peel
  • 3 rosemary leaves
  • 1 sage leaf
  • 1 basil leaf
  • 1/4 teaspoon thyme
  • 1 cup tawny port
Step 2
  • 1/3 cup of water
  • 1 cup sugar not packed
  • 1 cup brandy

Utensils Tips

Here is a list of the simplest utensils that you can use; the ones Mom should already have in the kitchen:)

– cheesecloth
– saucepan
– small funnel
– glass bottles, or storage containers, for bottling and serving, you can either use the glass Jar you used before, or just buy a second one. 


Step 1

Combine all of the herbs and spices with 1 1/2 cups of the dry white wine and bring to a boil.

Take off the heat and add the remaining white wine and 1 cup tawny port.

Put in the refrigerator and let infuse about 3 hours.

After 3 hours train your through several layers of cheesecloth.

It helps to moisten the cheesecloth first so the liquid permeates more smoothly.

Once you get to the point where you have strained everything out, you can gently wring the cheesecloth to extract all of the liquid and juice.

If you still need to strain your liqueur further due to lack of clarity, you can strain it 1 more time through a coffee strainer.

Step 2

Stir together the cup of sugar with 1/3 cup water in a pot.

Heat on moderate heat until it starts to bubble. Let it continue to bubble away, swirling very gently now and then, until the sugar has caramelized and is dark amber-colored. Remove from heat.

Carefully add the 1 cup of brandy.

Return to very low heat and let the seized up caramel melt back in, stirring as needed, and adding some of the infused wine mixture if more liquid is needed.

Combined with rest of liquid ready to drink and mix!

Congratulations, You Have Completed Making this Awesome Sweet Vermouth Recipe!

You now need a bottle and a label which are cool enough to compliment your hard work. Honestly, if you put it into a cheap bottle, people will make fun of you. BUT, if it looks good, people will rave about it!

Notes on Utensils and Ingredients

  • Glass is always preferable when working with strong alcohol. Avoid plastic as much as possible.
  • Use organic ingredients to avoid pesticide residues.

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To spirits and cheers,

Binyomin Terebelo, Master Distiller and Drinkologist.

Image by Uwe Baumann from Pixabay

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Written by Binyomin Terebelo
I love hearing from you about why you love something I wrote or published or a recipe I don't know. I am Master Distiller at Terebelo Distillery, Love all things alcohol. Freelance for Grogmag and blog recipes for buildthebottle.com Weekend Rabbi too.
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