americano-crdt-dylanandjeniBeautifully bright and refreshing, the Americano is one of the quintessential low-alcohol cocktails. It’s said to have been named after the flurry of American expats who adopted the drink as their favorite during Prohibition. The Americano pictured here was photographed at Litro in Rome.

1 1/2 oz. Campari
1 1/2 oz. sweet vermouth
Club soda
Tools: barspoon
Glass: highball
Garnish: orange slice

Pour the Campari and vermouth into an ice-filled glass. Top with soda, stir and garnish.