The Ultimate Negroni: Gin, vermouth & Campari come together in this classic cocktail.
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The Ultimate Negroni

Gin, vermouth & Campari come together in this classic cocktail.

What’s your go-to happy hour cocktail?

I’m usually a gin & tonic girl, but we’ve been mixing things up lately.

The Ultimate Negroni: Gin, vermouth & Campari come together in this classic cocktail.

A Negroni is a classic Italian cocktail. It gets its signature red hue from Campari, which also gives this cocktail a bitter taste.

My husband is more into the bitter cocktails than I am, but I do enjoy the occasional Negroni, sometimes diluted (gasp!) with a bit of club soda on top or even a little simple syrup to counteract the bitterness.

The Ultimate Negroni: Gin, vermouth & Campari come together in this classic cocktail.

We’ve been trying a lot of different brands of gin lately. What’s your favorite? I’m always on the lookout for a new one to try at home!

The Ultimate Negroni: Gin, vermouth & Campari come together in this classic cocktail.

  • 1½ oz. London dry gin
  • 3/4 oz. Campari
  • 3/4 oz. Italian vermouth
  • Orange twist, for garnish

See Esquire for the full recipe.

Ashley Covelli is a food photographer, recipe developer, and culinary instructor based in Ossining, New York. She loves helping people become enthusiastic and adventurous in the kitchen so that they can build skills and confidence to cook for themselves and their loved ones. She can almost always be found with at least 3 different beverages within arm's reach.

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