The Ultimate Guide to Negroni Riffs

Negroni Week has come and gone, and this year we saw some of the best Negroni-inspired cocktails yet! Bookmark our collection of delicious riffs to keep the festivities going year-round.

Blessed Thistle
Two lesser-known Italian amari meld with Campari, bitters and London dry gin in this assertively bittersweet cocktail.

Classic Boulevardier  
A cousin of the Negroni, the Boulvardier subs in bourbon for gin.

Cold-Brew Coffee Negroni
Why use gin when you can get a little caffeinated push from cold-brew?

Dante’s Negroni Bianco 
Test your Negroni mixing mettle with this gorgeous riff from Naren Young.

Dessert Negroni
The Negroni’s favorite ambassador, Francesco LaFranconi, created this sweet ode to the classic Negroni.

Jamaican Negroni
Two times the rum means double the fun in this Negroni relative from Julian Cox.

Kula Negroni
Strawberry-infused Campari sets a jeweled tone in this spin from Julie Reiner.

Lucky Negroni 
This bold, herbaceous Negroni spin has a salty, savory edge.

Parson’s Frozen Negroni Slushy 
Who doesn’t love a slushy? And a boozy slushy, at that. This Negroni riff from Chicago should do the trick.

My Fair Lady 
Hopped Grapefruit bitters flirt with floral pisco in in this Negroni riff from Texas.

Negroni Frappe
Fresh orange juice balances Meletti’s bitterness in Naren Young’s crushable take on the Negroni.

Negroni Sour
With frothy egg whites and a citrusy lift of orange and lemon juices, this Negroni Sour is primed for summer sipping.

Negroni Sbagliato
The Negroni Sbagliato is said to be the result of a busy bartender mistakenly using sparkling wine instead of gin.

Por Do Sol 
This Negroni-inspired recipe’s name means “sunset” in Portuguese.

Rad Negroni, Bro
With results this good, it’s hard to believe it took this long for the Negroni and Stiegl radler to combine forces.

Red Eye Negroni
A flavorful coffee infusion elevates this Negroni variation.

Rosé Negroni
Gin steps aside for two types of rosé in this low-ABV stunner.

Sailor’s Negroni
This twist on the classic Negroni mixes smoky mezcal and roasty coffee liqueur into the equation.

The Stiletta
Campari and star anise coexist harmoniously in this Negroni riff from Phil Ward.

Strange Weaver 
San Francisco bartender Dominic Alling created this crushed-ice mounded refresher to bring the Negroni into the realm of the near-tropical.

This Negroni riff stays true to the core ingredients and ratios of the classic recipe but introduces a spiced tea infusion to the mix.

That’s Amore
Tequila and Braulio amaro take this spin into more herbaceous territory.

V.O.C Genever Negroni 
Genever subtracts the heavy juniper presence of a typical London Dry and adds a sweet, malty presence to this Negroni riff.