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The Americano



The Americano was created in the 1860s at Gaspare’s Campari’s bar in Milan, Italy. It was pushed into popular culture by the popular and well-known James Bond after he ordered it in the novel Casino Royale. Considered the father of the Negroni, the Americano is a blend of Campari, sweet vermouth, and soda water. This light and refreshing cocktail highlights flavors of citrus zest, bitter fruits, and exotic spices. Although considered a low a.b.v. (alcohol by volume) cocktail, be careful... bubbles get you drunk making this one a creeper.


Americano Cocktail Recipe

  • Iced Collins glass

  • 1.5oz Campari

  • 1.5oz Sweet vermouth

  • Soda water

Instructions

  1. Add Campari and sweet vermouth to an iced Collins glass.

  2. Fill with soda water.

  3. Garnish with a fresh or dehydrated orange wheel.


Stay hydrated. Drink Responsibly.


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