The Negroni is said to be named after Count Emilio Negroni, who concocted the cocktail back in 1935 at the Hotel Casoni in Florence. It’s an excellent summer drink.
If served on the rocks, use a tall cylindrical glass.
Total Timeunder 15 minutes
Make Ahead RecipeYes
One Pot MealYes
OccasionCasual Dinner Party, Cocktail Party, Cooking for a date
Five Ingredients or LessYes
Taste and Textureherby, sharp, spiced
Type of Dishalcoholic beverage, beverage, cocktails
- 2 ounces gin
- 1 ounce Campari
- ½ ounce sweet vermouth
- 1 strip orange zest
In cocktail shaker, combine the liquid ingredients with crushed ice and shake until very cold, Strain into a chilled glass, twish the strip of orange zest over the drink, and add it as a garnish.
2000 John Mariani and Galina Mariani