Negroni

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. Plus: Ultimate Cocktail Guide

Yield:
1 drink

Ingredients

  • Ice

  • 1 ounce gin

  • 1 ounce Campari

  • 1 ounce sweet vermouth

  • 1 large lemon twist

Directions

  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. Flame the lemon twist over the drink and drop it in.

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