americano cocktail

Americano

First created in 1860s Italy with Campari, sweet vermouth and club soda, this drink was known as the Milano-Torino. But an upsurge in tourism in the early part of the 20th century brought in a huge wave of Americans who would order the drink thus causing the Italians to dub it the Americano.

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Ingredients

  • 1 oz Campari
  • 1 oz sweet vermouth
  • Soda

Instructions

  1. In a lowball glass add the Campari and vermouth with ice
  2. Top with soda and garnish with an orange slice
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