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
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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.
- 2 ounces tequila
- 3 ounces pineapple juice
- ½ ounce lime juice
- Combine ingredients and shake with ice.
- Strain into ice-filled rocks glass.