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There are variations of the Negroni that add bitters or other ingredients. I don't think the original needs any fiddling with. The orange peel plays a central role in bringing everything together: cut it thinly and never leave it out.
Recipe type: Cocktail
Cuisine: Italian
Serves: 1
  • Ice
  • Campari
  • Gin
  • Sweet vermouth (for example, red Martini)
  • A slice of orange zest
  1. Put ice in a cocktail shaker (or dispense with the extra washing up and put ice directly into a Old Fashioned or whisky glass).
  2. Add one part each of Campari, gin and vermouth.
  3. Shake, and pour over ice, if usinga shaker, stir thoroughly if using a glass.
  4. Add orange peel.
  5. Serve immedately.
Recipe by Edinburgh Foody at