Negroni Sbagliato

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Serve in
an Old-fashioned glass...
1 shot Martini Rosso vermouth BUY
1 shot Italian red bitter aperitivo
2 shot Spumante (or brut champagne)
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How to make:

POUR all ingredients into ice-filled glass and STIR.

Garnish:

Orange slice

AKA:

Negroni Spagliato

Comment:

This light style Negroni has the bitterness but lacks the punch and character of the original.

Origin:

Pronounced 'spal-yacht-oh' which in Italian means 'mistake', this drink was created in the late 1980s by Mirko Stocchetti at his Bar Basso in Milan when making a Negroni he mistakenly reached for a bottle of spumante instead of gin. They are still served at Basso today in enormous chalice like glasses with single, giant, rectangular ice cube.

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