Glowing red, the Negroni manages to be both sophisticated and simple at the same time and is definitely for a grown-up palate - for many it's simply too
Rum, lemon, bitter liqueur and basil combine brilliantly with champagne adding biscuity complexity, crispness and enlivening effervescence.
Like the Pippin No. 1, don't let modern bartending convention misguide you into stirring this delightful bittersweet aperitivo, please shake it to wake
A fabulous brunch cocktail. How you squeeze (and blend) your oranges is key to achieving the fluffy orange juice that makes this drink special. At New
Basically a Spritzer with a generous splash of Italian red bitter liqueur - dry and very refreshing. The perfect aperitivo.
A Negroni lengthened with sparkling wine. Every Negroni drinker should try this variation
Tart, dry and lightly bitter, but with just enough underlying sweetness to stroke the palate and make another sip so very desirable – a complex, bittersweet
This vintage aperitivo is lightly bitter and wonderfully complex with distinctive Ferro China, vermouth and Demerara rum favours.
Lighter in colour and more mellow in flavour than a classic Negroni with sloe gin adding richness and subtle berry flavours.
Blended Irish whiskey replaces richer bourbon in this mellow yet dry riff on the classic Boulevardier.
This Negroni-style cocktail is a riff on the Old Pal with bianco vermouth, which has a more mellowing effect on the whiskey than the dry vermouth traditionally
Think Negroni but with citrus freshness and grape fruitiness.
Delicately bittersweet with balancing citrus sourness and rich floral rose which combine brilliantly with the agave notes of the blanco tequila.
A Negroni riff created in October 2021 by yours truly at the Clocktower in Rye, England.
A classic Negroni turned festive with added Christmassy flavours. A proper Christmas cracker!
A bittersweet Frozen Margarita. While you're at it, double the recipe and make two!
Some describe the Adonis as The sweet version of the Bamboo but that hardly does this brilliant vintage aperitivo/digestivo, that's off-dry and aromatic
Bittersweet, lightly effervescent, long and refreshing.
Full-on tangy fresh blood orange with a subtle gin backbone, bittersweet herbal notes and vermouth complexity.
Bittersweet and fruity with pungent rum notes sipped through crushed ice. Properly Tiki-tastic.
This bittersweet palate cleanser looks like pink grapefruit juice.
A vodka-based Negroni.
Bittersweet, tequila-based, and Negroni-like. Classically garnished with a lemon zest twist but better with grapefruit.
On the bitter side of bittersweet and, depending on your Scotch, faintly smoky.
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