A splash of Prosecco offers an effervescent twist on the classic Negroni.
1 1/2 oz. gin
1 oz. sweet vermouth
3/4 oz. Campari
1 1/2 oz. Prosecco (as dry as you can find)
Tools: mixing glass, barspoon, strainer
Glass: Old Fashioned
Garnish: orange peel
Combine all ingredients with ice and stir until chilled. Strain over fresh ice into a chilled glass and garnish.
Douglas Derrick for Nostrana, Portland, Oregon
Check out the Sept/Oct 2011 issue to see which five bars in the U.S. made our list of the country’s best Negronis.