Chinotto is a citrusy, cola-colored Italian soda made from a small sour orange of the same name. Derek Brown likes using the soda in mocktails because it’s both bitter and sweet. The aromatic bitters in the drink are alcohol-based; they can be left out of the drink. Slideshow: More Delicious Soft Drink Recipes 

Derek Brown
January 2012

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Credit: © Lucas Allen

Recipe Summary

Yield:
makes 1 drink
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Fill a chilled highball glass with ice. Add the chinotto, orange juice and bitters and stir gently. Garnish the drink with the mint sprigs and orange twist.

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Notes

San Pellegrino chinotto is available at Italian and specialty markets and ditalia.com.

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