How much alcohol is in a martini cocktail?

A vodka martini cocktail is a spirit-forward cocktail and the amount of alcohol in the cocktail depends on the ingredients you use and how you make your martini cocktail. Its prime ingredients are vodka and vermouth, both alcoholic spirits. Vodka has a standard alcohol concentration of 40% ABV. Vermouth has an alcohol content lower than vodka but higher than wine – around 14% - 22%. The total amount of alcohol in a martini cocktail will depend on the proportion of vodka to vermouth. A drier martini cocktail (containing more vodka than vermouth) will have a higher alcoholic content than a wetter martini cocktail (heavier on the vermouth) of the same size. If you're looking for a lower ABV option, maybe try the Long Martini Cocktail, a tall serve that includes ginger ale and ice.

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A bottle of Grey Goose Vodka on a glass table next to two short vodka martinis and a third one being poured from a shaker.