Americano

Americano
Americano Cocktail
The 19th-century Italian cocktail the Milano-Torino consisted of bitter Campari and Martini sweet vermouth. It is said that American travelers preferred their apéritifs with soda water, so the Milano-Torino with soda became known as the Americano.Ingalls Photography

The 19th-century Italian cocktail the Milano-Torino consisted of bitter Campari and Martini sweet vermouth. It is said that American travelers preferred their apéritifs with soda water, so the Milano-Torino with soda became known as the Americano.

Americano
The 19th-century Italian cocktail the Milano-Torino consisted of bitter Campari and Martini sweet vermouth. It is said that American travelers preferred their apéritifs with soda water, so the Milano-Torino with soda became known as the Americano.
Yield: makes 1 Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 1 12 oz. Campari
  • 1 12 oz. sweet vermouth
  • 2 oz. soda water

Instructions

  1. Stir Campari and vermouth in a cocktail shaker filled with ice; strain into a highball glass filled with ice. Top with soda and stir; garnish with orange twist.