Born in 1919, the Negroni has become a Cocktail Classic that every bartender should know well enough to riff on.

The base of the cocktail is simple – Gin, Campari, Vermouth is combined with an orange twist, but finding the right pairings and variations are where it gets tricky. Here’s our recipe for a classic take.

Chilled’s Classic Negroni

Chilled’s Classic Negroni

Chilled’s Classic Negroni

Ingredients:

  • 1 oz. Gin
  • 1 oz. Campari
  • 1 oz. Sweet Vermouth
  • Orange Twist (for Garnish)

Preparation: Add all liquid ingredients to a mixing glass with ice. Stir until chilled and strain into a rocks glass with fresh ice. Express an orange peel over the top of the drink and drop it in as a garnish.


Try out a few of these variations!

Pumpkin Spice Negroni

Pumpkin Spice Negroni

While it’s a little more appropriate for fall than the beginning of spring, this Pumpkin Spice Negroni created by Mia Mastroianni uses a pumpkin puree infused syrup.

Jesus Gomez with his Milano Torino

Jesus Gomez with his Milano Torino

Try the ancestor of the modern Negroni – the Milano Torino!