3 easy Cocktails from Italy

On my trip to Siena and Florence in Italy in April 2019, I got to know many Italian cocktails. The three most interesting Italian cocktails, I would like to introduce you here..


Aperol Spritz

STORY

If you are now traveling in summery temperatures in Europe’s inner cities, there is hardly an outdoor garden from which not a good part of the tables at least a style glass with striking reddish-orange content illuminates the viewer. The Italian cocktail Aperol Spritz is literally on everyone’s lips.

INGREDIENTS

  • 60 ml/ 2 oz. Prosecco or white wine
  • 40 ml/ 1 ⅓  oz. Aperol
  • 20 ml/ ¾ oz. Sodawater
  • 5 ice cubes

METHOD

  1. To prepare the Aperol Spritz, put all the ingredients in a white wine glass and stir for about 5 seconds.
  2. Decorate with orange slice and serve with straw.

Negroni

STORY

The Negroni is a cocktail traditionally served as an aperitif, originating in twentieth-century in Italy and created as a variation of the then very popular Americano. In the meantime, the popular drink is especially popular in a variety of variations, which often deviate from the three original ingredients Gin, Vermouth Rosso and Campari.

INGREDIENTS

  • 30 ml/ 1 oz. Dry Gin
  • 30 ml/ 1 oz. Campari
  • 30 ml/ 1 oz. Vermouth Rosso

METHOD

  1. Put all ingredients in a stir glass and add 4 to 5 medium-sized ice cubes.
  2. Mix for 30 seconds with bar spoon.
  3. Strain in a pre-cooled tumbler on a large ice cube.
  4. Cum the drink with the essential oils of an orange zest.
  5. Add orange zest.

Bellini

STORY

When it comes to cocktails, the simple is often the best. The Bellini cocktail is mixed with only two basic ingredients: vineyard peach and Champagne. The classic from Harry’s Bar in Venice is still the perfect summer drink.

INGREDIENTS

  • 30 ml / 1 oz. white peach puree
  • 100 ml/ 3 ⅓ oz.  Champagne

METHOD

  1. Pour the peach puree into the pre-chilled glass and slowly fill with ice-cold champagne.
  2. Stir gently.

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Bunny`s Finest

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French 75

STORY The popular story of the provenance of the French 75 is that British soldiers stationed in France during the First World War put together the key ingredients at their disposal – London gin from home and the local champagne – to create a punchy drink, which they named after the iconic French M1897 75mm […]

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Vesper

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