Nizza La Bella • Albany, CA

This drink was allegedly born in Italy in the 1920s, when Count Camillo Negroni requested a stronger version of the Americano made with gin in place of club soda.

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  • Servings: makes 1 drink


  • Ice
  • 1 ounce gin
  • 1 ounce Campari
  • 1 ounce sweet vermouth
  • 1 large lemon twist

How to make this recipe

  1. Fill two-thirds of a pint glass with ice. Add the gin, Campari and sweet vermouth and stir until chilled. Strain into a chilled martini glass. <a href="/articles/cocktail-basics-techniques#flamingatwist">Flame</a> the lemon twist over the drink and drop it in.

Published September 2005

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