When Campari sent me one of their new limited edition bottles to create a cocktail recipe, the first thing I thought of was The Negroni. Not only is the Negroni my favourite cocktail because it’s tasty and super strong, but one sip always sends me straight back to when I was introduced to the drink in Florence, Italy.
Ah, Florence. The trip when, yes, I was first introduced to the Negroni and drank so many that I had to be carried out of a club by my newfound friends. Despite this (and the hangover I endured the next day), it is still my cocktail of choice. Trust me, this is no Cosmopolitan. When I was introduced to this drink I was warmed it was a very strong “old man’s drink” which is what made me like it even more.
If you’re up for it, keep reading for how to make a Negroni recipe with Camari!
What You Will Need:
(for 2 cocktails)
- 2 oz Campari
- 2 oz Gin
- 2 oz Dry (or Sweet) Vermouth
- Lemon rind for garnish
- Add the Campari, Vermouth, Gin and ice to a martini shaker and stir or lightly shake to cool and mix.
- Pour the cocktail mixture over ice into two separate cocktail glasses
- Garnish each glass with lemon rind
- Serve & Enjoy!
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