The Americano

About the Americano

Fun Fact: What was the first drink ever ordered by James Bond? It’s the Americano. Originating from Caffe Campari in the 1860s, the Americano is named due to the fact many American citizens in the region at the time seemed to enjoy the cocktail, and the nickname stuck. The Americano is a rather bitter cocktail that is enjoyed casually as an afternoon drink.


Ingredients in the Americano

  • 1 oz. Campari
  • 1 oz. Red Vermouth
  • Fill Soda Water

How to Make the Americano

Pour Campari and vermouth into old fashioned glass with ice. Add soda water to taste and garnish with orange slice.


Cocktail Profile

  • Rating:       4.0 Stars
  • Served:      On the Rocks
  • Strength:  Strong
  • Difficulty: Simple
  • Flavor:       Spirit

Picture credit to AdamIna.

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