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5 Ways to Make a Negroni

2018 is the year of the Negroni, so to help you get ahead of the game we put together our favourite 5 Negronis out there!

This 3 part cocktail has to be the simplest of all the gin cocktails. While the Negroni may look sweet and sticky, it is everything but, bringing gin, vermouth and Campari together it’s strong, alcoholic while still well and truly delicious! Originated in Italy - Florence not only does the negroni look sophisticated and classy but also brings a sense of Italian charm to any night out (who doesn't strive for that…right?).

So why is the Negroni becoming so popular? Well simply put by Vogue, Buzzfeed and Ladbible ‘you are in a special club if you love a Negroni’ and ‘the ratio of 1:1:1 gets you the approval nod of any bartender, in any bar’. The Negroni simply says ‘I know my stuff’ and who are we kidding, it's great to look like you know what you're thinking about (even if you really don’t).

We don't want to jump straight into the deep end, so here’s a perfect classic Negroni to set you on your way!

 

But if you are wanting to vamp it up and get creative, here are 5 truly fabulous cocktails

Little Deer Negroni

You will need:

- 1 part Premium Harrogate Gin
- 1 part Sweet Vermouth (Martini Rosso)
- 1 part Manzanilla or Fino sherry


Add all 3 ingredients to an ice-filled glass and stir thoroughly. Garnish with an orange twist.

Rhubarb Lucca Negroni

You will need:

- 1 part Tovel’s Gin
- 1 part Campari
- ½ part Sweet Vermouth (Oscar 697 Rosso)
- ½ part rhubarb liqueur


Stir the ingredients together over ice. Twist a piece of orange peel over the mixture then discard it!

Tinker Negroni

You will need:

- 2 parts Tinker Gin
- 1 part Aperol
- 1 part Sweet Vermouth (Martini Rosso)


Stir thoroughly together in a glass. Squeeze the oil from an orange zest twist into the drink, garnish with the twist. 

Pink Negroni

You will need:

- 2 parts Sanction Gin
- 1 part Lemon juice
- 1 part Campari
- 1 part Dry Vermouth


To make it add all the ingredients to an ice-filled glass, stir thoroughly and garnish with a sprig of tarragon.

Negroni Sparkles

You will need:

- 1 part East London Liquor Company London Dry
- 1 part Campari
- 1 part Sweet Vermouth (Martini Rosso)
- Prosecco or Spumante


Stir together the gin, Campari and Martini with some ice. Top up with your preferred sparkling white wine and garnish with an orange twist.

5 Ways to Make a Negroni

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