The Negroni is pretty much the classic Italian aperitif: bitter and complex. It's just what you want to start the evening.
Glass: rocks glass
Ice: large cubes
Garnish: orange twist (traditional), lemon twist (what I had)
- 2 oz. Beefeater gin
- 3/4 oz. Campari
- 3/4 oz. Carpano Antica Formula vermouth
1) In a cocktail mixing glass, add the three ingredients.
2) Add ice and stir until cold.
3) Strain into a rocks glass with one or two large ice cubes.
4) Garnish with a twist.