Posts Tagged ‘Negroni Week’

Boo!, red wine cocktail

Halloween has become a holiday of such popularity it seems to outsell Christmas in decorating costs. Lawns of inflated ghosts and huge animals; more witches and wizards than a Hogwarts reunion; and tons of candy to hauled away by the young. In the midst of all this hysteria, here’s a themed drink to celebrate getting […]


Sweet ‘n’ Sloe , sloe gin cocktail

For our fifth and next-to-final riff for Negroni Week, we’ve gone to a slightly fruiter mix. Sloe gins are infused with the ripe plums of that name and a touch of sugar. This gin appears often in cocktails created in the late 1800s and early 1900s, particularly in England. To balance the sweeter spirit, we […]


New World, Campari cocktail

While Christopher Columbus is hailed for “discovering America” on his first voyage to the New World in 1492, all he really did was bump into an island or two in the Caribbean. Our “New World” cocktail celebrates Columbus’ landfall with a tart concoction of rum and citrus. We use Flor de Caña Extra Dry, a rum from […]


Camparita, tequila cocktail

Perhaps it is the imparted color or tingle of its bitter nature, but Campari has a way of reshaping and uplifting a cocktail recipe. Our Camparita is an example. A traditional cocktail, the Margarita, is given a new hue and taste arrangement with a dose of the Italian-made bitter. Camparita 2 ounces white tequila 1/2 […]


Negroni, classical cocktail

Here is the second drink for the Imbibe magazine and Campari sponsored Negroni Week. Though this might be the standard Negroni, even it has variables. We’ve used the highly aromatic, 114-proof Genius Navy Strength Gin. You can serve this in a cocktail glass or over ice in an old-fashioned glass. You also can go with […]


Say what? Negroni Week cocktailtini

Welcome to Negroni Week, a celebration of the gin, Campari and sweet vermouth cocktail created more than 100 years ago. During this week we’ll offer different riffs on the traditional drink, and other Campari-influenced cocktails. To start, we’re going for something completely different — a martini-like recipe. We used Moody June gin from Bone Spirits […]


Negroni Week GVCO

Imbibe magazine and Campari kick off their jointly-sponsored Negroni Week, June 2-8, 2014. Learn more about it below and also on our Bar Talk blog. This preview of coming attractions is a riff on the classic Campari cocktail, the Negroni. The name GVCO is an anagram of this version’s four ingredients: G for gin, V […]