Named for Count Camillo Negroni, who, while visiting Caffe Casoni in Florence, Italy one evening in 1919, asked the bartender to add a little zip to his Americano (red Vermouth and Campari) with a splash of gin. A popular new drink was born, the Negroni cocktail.
1 1⁄2 Ounce
3⁄4 Ounce (Dry or sweet)
1. Shake gin, campari, vermouth with cracked ice.
2. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
3. Top with club soda.
4. Garnish with a lemon or orange twist and serve chilled.