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Number of different ingredients that might be used in an artisanal vermouth, including anise, bitter almond, chamomile, cinnamon, coriander, ginger, nutmeg, peach, quinine, rhubarb, and saffron. Each vermouth producer has a unique secret recipe. The word vermouth comes from the German wermut, “wormwood,” a common ingredient until it was banned in the early twentieth century because of its potential psychoactive toxicity.

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