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Negroni

Posted: November 4, 2010 in Gin
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Named after Count Camilo Negroni, this cocktail is a variation of the Americano. Instead of adding soda water, Negroni ordered his Americano with Gin to make it slightly stronger than the original.

1.5 oz. Gin

1.5 oz. Campari

1.5 oz. Sweet Vermouth

Place ice into Old Fashioned glass. Build ingredients into Old Fashioned glass. Stir and garnish with orange slice or twist. Can also be shaken and served in chilled cocktail glass.

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Originally called the Milano-Torino, this classic cocktail was first served in the 1860’s at Garspare Campari’s bar in Milan, Italy. It was later renamed the Americano because of its popularity among American tourists.

1 oz. Campari

1/2 oz. sweet vermouth

Club soda

Fill rocks glass with ice. Add Campari and sweet vermouth. Fill with Club soda and garnish with orange wheel.

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