If You’ve Had Your Fill Of The Sbagliato, Try This Negroni Riff Next



Thanks to Emma D'Arcy, the Negroni Sbagliato has exploded in popularity. However, there are many more versions to try than this “broken” one, which uses sparkling wine in place of the classic gin. Click through to find several riffs on the Negroni equally worth trying, ahead.


To make the Montenegroni, pour 2 ounces Amaro Montenegro, 1 ounce sweet vermouth, and 1 ounce gin into a tumbler. Fill with ice, add 2 drops of Angostura bitters, and stir until well-chilled. Garnish with an expressed orange twist.Courtesy of Amaro Montenegro
The Madero cocktail at Aldama (by Christopher Reyes, partner of Aldama) calls for 1 ounce each of Cocchi Americano, Amaro Nonino, and Ilegal Reposado Mezcal, plus 5 dashes balsamic blanco. Lightly muddle celery, then add all ingredients to a mixing glass. Stir and pour into a rocks glass over a large ice cube.Photo by Andrea Grujic
To make the Strawberry Covered Chocolate Negroni by Gelo Honrade at Osamil, gather 3/4 ounce Campari-infused strawberry, 3/4 ounce Cinzano 1757 Rosso vermouth, 1 1/2 ounces gin, 2 dashes strawberry tincture, and 2 dashes Aztec chocolate bitters. Serve in a rocks glass with a big ice cube. Garnish with orange essence and shaved Mexican chocolate.Joanna Lin for Campari
Create the Teremana’s Jabroni using 1 ounce Teremana Blanco or Reposado, 1 ounce Campari, 3/4 ounce sweet vermouth, and 1/4 ounce banana liqueur. Add all ingredients into a glass and stir; strain into a rocks glass and garnish with dried banana chips.Courtesy of Teremana Tequila
For a Lillet Negroni Spritz, you’ll need 1 3/4 parts Lillet Blanc, 1 1/2 parts Plymouth Gin, 1/2 part bitter orange cordial or aperitif, 2 parts tonic water, and 3 parts prosecco. Build over ice in a large wine glass, garnish with an orange wheel, and enjoy!Courtesy of Lillet
This White Negroni from Gin Lane Bar at Barr Hill’s Distillery requires 1 1/2 ounces Barr Hill Gin, 3/4 ounce blanc vermouth, and 3/4 ounce Suze (French bitters). Combine in a mixing glass and add ice. Stir until well-chilled. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Add lemon twist to garnish.Courtesy of Barr Hill
Love an espresso martini? Try this Coffee Negroni for an Italian twist. To make it, combine equal parts Mr Black, gin, and Campari in a glass. Add ice and stir. Garnish with an orange wedge and serve.Courtesy of Mr Black Spirits
Try the classic Negroni riff, the Boulevardier, by combining 3/4 part Campari, 3/4 part 1757 Vermouth di Torino Rosso, and 1 1/2 parts Russell's Reserve 10-Year-Old Bourbon in a glass; stir until combined. Pour over a large ice cube, garnish with an orange slice, and enjoy!Courtesy of Russell's Reserve
Lullaby’s The Lullaby cocktail by Harrison Snow includes 2 ounces Ragtime bonded rye, 3/4 ounce house sherry blend, 1/2 teaspoon arrope, 1/2 teaspoon Braulio, and 3 drops saline solution. Stir and strain into a rocks glass over a large cube. Garnish with a skewered olive and a flamed orange twist.Courtesy of Lullaby

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