Tag: Sweet Vermouth

Aperol Negroni

Aperol Negroni

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 Negroni

The Negroni

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. 

Classic Manhattan

Classic Manhattan

The Manhattan was once the most popular cocktail in the world. Since then the cocktail’s dominance has faded, but it’s making a come back. You can use rye, bourbon, or blended whiskey: add sweet vermouth, and Angostura bitters – stir – then garnish with a cherry. That’s a Classic Manhattan…perfect.