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The Americano

Americano cocktail in a highball glass with plenty of ice and a fresh slice of orange

Manhattan cocktail classic Manhattan recipie 

The Americano cocktail originated at Gaspare Campari's bar in Milan, Italy in the 1860s, and likely gained its name because of its popularity amongst American tourists. It's made with Campari, sweet vermouth, and soda water. James Bond ordered one in the short story From a View to a Kill, giving it some serious cool-factor, and it's great for a hot summer day or sitting at an Italian café with a good book.



  • 30ml Campari
  • 30ml In The Loop Summer Edition or Pinot Noir vermouth
  • Soda Water
  1. Pour Campari and sweet vermouth into a highball glass filled with ice. 
  2. Top with club soda. 
  3. Garnish with an orange twist.


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