Loretta Sebastiani

By: Loretta Sebastiani

Italian CookingInternational cocktailIBA cocktailNegroni cocktail

Negroni cocktail

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Type: short (IBA version)

Alcoholic level: alcoholic

Basic liqueur: Gin, Sweet Red Vermouth, Bitter Campari

Equipment: directly in the glass

Glassware: lowball glass

Garnish: half an orange segment


  • 1/3 Gin
  • 1/3 Sweet Red Vermouth
  • 1/3 Bitter Campari

How to make it:

Place 4-5 ice cubes in the glass and add all the other ingredients. Mix well with the bar spoon and decorate with half an orange segment. The cocktail is ready.

Variations and note:

If you want, you can add a dash of Soda Schweppes and serve it in the Old Fashioned glass. It's a good pre dinner cocktail. It was invented in Florence at Casoni Bar (20s) because Camillo Negroni, an Italian count, asked continuously to his favorite bartender, Scarselli, a fortified Americano with gin.

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