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Francois

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Cambridge dicts said:
If wine or another alcoholic drink is dry, it does not taste sweet:
dry cider/martini/sherry/wine

freedictionary.com said:
14. dry - having a large proportion of strong liquor; "a very dry martini is almost straight gin"

Let alone that dry can also mean without alcohol, but obviously that does not apply to martini -- yet.

So, does a very dry martini have a lot of gin or does not taste sweet ?

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Francois said:
Cambridge dicts said:
If wine or another alcoholic drink is dry, it does not taste sweet:
dry cider/martini/sherry/wine

freedictionary.com said:
14. dry - having a large proportion of strong liquor; "a very dry martini is almost straight gin"

Let alone that dry can also mean without alcohol, but obviously that does not apply to martini -- yet.

So, does a very dry martini have a lot of gin or does not taste sweet ?

FRC

The non-sweet dry applies to wine and wine derivatives. There are sweet and dry vermouths, though dry vermouth is used in martinis.

A dry martini has less vermouth than a standard martini. The driest possible martini experience is achieved by drinking straight gin or vodka while staring at a picture of the inventor of vermouth. :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
 
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