Legend tells that Count Camillo Negroni asked his friend, bartender Forsco Scarselli, to strengthen his favourite cocktail – the Americano – by replacing the soda water with gin.
1 oz (30 ml) Bombay Sapphire Gin
1 oz (30 ml) Cinzano Rosso Sweet Vermouth
1 oz (30 ml) Campari
orange peel or wheel, for garnish
- In a mixing glass with cubed ice, combine gin, vermouth and Campari. Stir for approximately 30 seconds to both chill and dilute. Strain into a rocks glass over new ice and garnish with an orange peel or wheel.