There was a good show on TV, and I didn’t have much time to make a drink before it started, so I just stacked this one over ice. It’s not my favourite way to drink a Negroni, and it’s usually the way that it is served in a London bar or restaurant. It’s intrinsically wrong.
Today I was just being lazy.
How To Make: Negroni Straight Up
- A dash of Angostura
- 35ml of Gin
- 35ml of Campari
- 35ml of Martini Rosso
- Preferred glass would be a Cocktail glass
- Garnish with a rind of grapefruit peel
The Negroni is the champion of all cocktails.
Stir everything together with ice in a glass mixing jug. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
Use a citrus stripper to peel a rind of grapefruit, but do this over the glass so that the oils from the skin coat the surface of the drink.
Usually if you order this drink in London, it's usually served built over ice, but I'm not a big fan of it this way. I might have it over ice when it's really hot out, or if I want to sip a cool longer drink.
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