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How To Make The Ultimate Negroni Cocktail

The famous Negroni cocktail is made of gin and Campari. It is considered an apéritif–an alcoholic drink taken before a meal to stimulate the appetite.

When it comes to a classic drink to enjoy before dinner, very few are as satisfying as this sophisticated cocktail. You will find it to be the perfect addition to your next dinner party.

Negroni cocktail. Photo credit: Punch


The Negroni is very easy to mix up and there are no special tricks to making it taste great. Although it’s typically stirred, it can also be shaken, strained, and served in a cocktail glass with a lemon twist.

*Recipe makes one cocktail.


  • 1 shot sweet vermouth
  • 1 shot Campari
  • 1 shot high-end gin
  • Orange slice or twist for garnish
  • Ice cubes
  • Cocktail glass


  1. Pour the sweet vermouth, Campari and gin into an old-fashioned glass filled with ice cubes.
  2. Stir well.
  3. Garnish with an orange.
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