In the mood for a nightcap with your love? Serve up a Negroni, a classic Italian apértif that’s the perfect mix of bitter and sweet.
– 1 oz. London dry gin
– 1 oz. Campari
– 1 oz. Italian vermouth
– Orange twist and cherry, for garnish
Directions: Pour the gin, vermouth and Campari into a chilled old-fashioned glass over ice; stir. Garnish with orange twist and cherry.
*Did you know? Lore has it that the Negroni was created circa 1919 at Bar Casoni in Florence when an Italian nobleman, Count Camillo Negroni, asked bartender Fosco Scarselli to substitute gin for the soda water found in another classic Italian cocktail, the Americano.