First, let’s set the record straight. The negroni is an iconic classic. A powerful, bold, and bitter union between Campari, gin, and sweet vermouth, distributed in equal parts. The recipe template is versatile and adapts well to experimentation, just be wary of naming any riffs a negroni lest you offend the members of the cocktail’s cult-like following.Read more
Before the pandemic, there was a noticeable uptick in ready-to-drink cocktails. From single-serving canned Caipirinhas, low-ABV spritzes, and even larger format bottled Old Fashioneds, these convenience cocktails were popping up everywhere and I largely disregarded them.Read more
I created this original cocktail recipe back in 2016 for Negroni Week. That was likely the first time I encountered Ancho Reyes Liqueur, and it quickly became a must-have for my home bar. This recipe recently received a lot of attention when it was featured by fellow cocktail writer, Steve the Bartender. (Thanks, Steve!)Read more
This cocktail is sort of like a Negroni – at least in the sense that it’s three ingredients in equal parts, and sure to appeal to the Negroni drinker.
Negroni Week – one of my favorite weeks of the year. Not only do I get to partake in the forever-classic negroni, but to participate in supporting charity. However, this year is a bit different from prior years. Participating venues select a charity from the vetted list provided by Imbibe and Campari then make an initial donation to the charity.