If you’re hesitant about whether you like the Aperol Negroni at first, don’t be. Let the cocktail sit for a few minutes, so the flavors and aromas settle. Then take a few more sips and wait. Soon you’ll start to taste the various flavors each ingredient adds and respect the drink for what it is. A quick trip to Italy in a blazon-orange glass.
The Grateful Dead is a must-try drink with a delicious mind of its own: tequila, vodka, rum, gin, orange/raspberry liqueurs, and sweet/sour mix. But be warned, on any given night…once…twice…never thrice!
The Negroni is a classic “spirit-forward” Italian cocktail. The drink’s a popular apéritif: a drink that’s served before a meal to help stimulate an appetite. It’s quite easy to make, you’ll need three basic ingredients: equal parts gin, Campari, and sweet vermouth…finish with an orange garnish.
The French 75 is the perfect combination of gin, freshly-squeezed lemon juice, and simple syrup…nicely topped with a bubbly layer of champagne. The cocktail’s surprisingly similar to the Tom Collins, except the French 75 replaces club soda with sparkling wine.