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Negroni

07 Aug
Negroni

Negroni

July 17, 2014 – The Republic Steakhouse

Negroni
3/4 oz.vermouth rosso
3/4 oz. Campari
1/4 to 3/4 oz. gin
Lemon peel

Stir over ice in an aperitif glass. Twist lemon peel over drink and drop into glass.

Bombay gin and lovely Carpano Antico vermouth rosso.This classic is a typical Italian aperitif; a perfect balance of bitter and sweet. I get grapefruit, apricot, currant, and just a hint of lovely piney juniper from the gin. It’s also a lovely color.

The most widely reported account of this cocktail’s origin is that it was invented in Florence, Italy in 1919, at Caffè Casoni, now called Caffè Cavalli. Count Camillo Negroni invented it by asking the bartender, Fosco Scarselli, to strengthen his favorite cocktail, the Americano, by adding gin rather than the normal soda water. .

Prost! (Luxembourgish)

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