Before the Negroni, there was the Americano
Made by Jena Ellenwood
Let’s Get Buildin’
Special Tools: Collins Glass, Jigger, Bar Spoon, Y Peeler
1 ½ oz Bitter Aperitivo, like this one
1 ½ oz Sweet Vermouth
2 oz Soda Water
- Combine Aperitivo and Vermouth in Collins Glass
- Add ice and lightly stir
- Pour club soda into glass along barspoon (the ridges on the spoon keep the soda from bubbling over!)
- Garnish with an expressed orange twist
But will I like it?
Cocktail flavor profile
So before you break out that barware and buy the key ingredients, here’s a little guidance on what to expect from this cocktail so you can start to hone in on exactly what elements of cocktails you enjoy and which you’d prefer to minimize. This helps you order new cocktails you love when you’re out on the town better as well!
Let me know what you discover, or if you would have rated it differently in the comments below…