Americano

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Ingredients

Barware

Collins glass
Measuring jigger
Mixing glass
Bar spoon

Flavour Profile

Gentle
Boozy
Sweet
Sour

Nutrition

80 calories

Styles & Flavours

Times, Seasons & Occasions

Bartender

Americano image

Serve in

Collins glass

Garnish:

Orange slice

How to make:

POUR Campari and vermouth into ice-filled glass. TOP with
Soda and lightly STIR so as not to lose fizz.

1 12 fl oz Campari Bitter
1 12 fl oz Martini Rosso vermouth
2 12 fl oz Soda (club soda) or sparkling water
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Comment:

A bitter, fizzy, long refreshing drink, which you'll love if you like Campari.

About:

First served in the 1860s in Gaspare Campari's bar in Milan, this was originally known as the 'Milano-Torino' as Campari came from Milano (Milan) and sweet vermouth from Torino (Turin). It was not until Prohibition that the Italians noticed an influx of Americans who enjoyed the drink and so dubbed it Americano.

The history and other recipes for the Negroni cocktail can be found on our Negroni cocktail page.

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