Americano Cocktail

Americano Cocktail

This week we’re featuring a cocktail recipe that will not only impress your guests but is also easy to make. The Americano Cocktail combines the sweet and savory flavor of Campari with the bitter taste of Aperol, giving it a unique Italian twist. This drink makes for an excellent after dinner treat or even as a refreshing summertime beverage. For those who are looking for something other than red wine and white wine cocktails, this may be perfect!
prep: 3 mins total: 3 mins Servings: 1 Yield: 1 cocktail

Ingredients:

3 ounces club soda, or as needed

1 ½ fluid ounces bitter orange aperitif (such as Campari®)

2 cups ice

1 (1 inch) piece orange peel

1 ½ fluid ounces sweet vermouth

Instructions:

Add ice to a tall glass. Pour in Campari and vermouth. Stir and top with soda water. Squeeze a twist of orange peel over the drink and drop it in.

Nutrition Facts:

Per Serving: 74 calories; protein 0.2g; carbohydrates 7.3g; sodium 21.5mg.

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