Negroni Cocktail

Negroni Cocktail
Staff Writer
Courtesy of Cafe Casoni
The Negroni.

During Prohibition, Americans were flocking to Italy not just to enjoy a fabulous European getaway, but to indulge in cocktails guilt-free. During this time, thirsty Italian count Camillo Negroni asked his barkeep at Café Casoni in Florence for a stronger version of his signature drink, the Americano. Since this era’s reigning spirit was gin, his cocktail was "accidently" prepared with plenty of it. The result was the Negroni and the rest, as they say, is history. Today, this bitter aperitif, also known as "a gentleman’s drink," can still be savored at Manhattan’s gastropub Park Avenue Tavern, where the mixologists take pride in serving guests this old-school favorite

1
Servings
156
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2  Ounce  Bombay Sapphire Gin
  • 3/4  Ounces  Campari
  • 3/4  Ounces  Italian sweet vermouth
  • orange peel

Directions

Add ingredients in a shaker filled with cracked ice. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a twist of orange peel.

Nutritional Facts

Sugar
1g
1%
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Carbohydrate, by difference
5g
4%
Protein
2g
4%
Vitamin A, RAE
1µg
0%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
1µg
1%
Calcium, Ca
30mg
3%
Choline, total
5mg
1%
Folate, total
12µg
3%
Magnesium, Mg
5mg
2%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Phosphorus, P
31mg
4%
Selenium, Se
3µg
5%
Sodium, Na
64mg
4%
Water
37g
1%

Cocktail Shopping Tip

Buy your booze in bulk – transfer what you need into smaller bottles to stock your bar – you’ll save money and have enough leftover for your next party.

Cocktail Cooking Tip

Add another layer of flavor to your cocktails by making your own simple syrup – combine equal parts sugar and water with whatever aromatics you like – fresh herbs, whole spices, citrus, or chile peppers – heat to dissolve sugar and strain before using.

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