Americano Cocktail

The American cocktail is a classic in its own right and it's very likely to be the precursor to the infamous Negroni cocktail.
How to Make the Best Americano Cocktail - Crafty Bartending


Serve in a Highball glass

  • 1 1/2 oz Campari
  • 1 1/2 oz Sweet Vermouth
  • Top with soda

Garnish: 1 orange slice

Tools & Equipment

How to Make

  1. Build in the order given in an ice-filled a highball glass
  2. Top with soda water
  3. Add the Garnish


A precursor to the Negroni, the Americano is a simple-to-make cocktail that is a good introduction to the bold flavor of Campari.

Fun fact: The Americano cocktail is the first drink ever mentioned in a James Bond novel.

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