Mezcal Negroni Recipe
- Mezcal: 1 oz
- Sweet vermouth: 1 oz
- Campari: 1 oz
- Orange peel (for garnish)
How to Make
- Add all ingredients except for the orange peel to a mixing glass with ice
- Stir well and strain into a rocks glass
- Garnish with an orange peel and enjoy!
The Negroni was first created in the early 1900s when an Italian named Count Camillo Negroni wanted to find a way to make his favorite drink, The Americano, more interesting. The bartender decided to replace the soda water in the Americano with Campari, and voila – the Negroni was born!
Since then, this drink has continued to grow in popularity, and nowadays you can find them all over the place.
As with many other cocktails today, Mezcal is being used to replace the main spirit. In the Mezcal Negroni, smoky mezcal is used to replace the traditional gin. The replacement surprisingly works well due to the mezcal pairing nicely with the sweet Vermouth and bitter tasting Campari.
Next time you’re out looking for something new to try, be sure to order a Mezcal Negroni and see what all the fuss is about.
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