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Unusual Negroni

Unusual Negroni 1.000

Julia Ewan

Oct 3, 2007

This variation on the Negroni cocktail is designed to convert the vodka drinker into a gin drinker. Unlike the traditional Negroni recipe, which uses Campari, this drink calls for Aperol, a bright-orange, low-proof Italian aperitif with a zesty, bittersweet orange taste. Sweet vermouth is replaced by Lillet Blanc. The result is a softer, more approachable cocktail that also looks pretty in the glass.


Servings: 1
Ingredients
  • Ice
  • 1 ounce gin
  • 1 ounce Aperol
  • 1 ounce Lillet Blanc
  • Orange slice, for garnish

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Directions

Fill a mixing glass two-thirds full with ice, then add the gin, Aperol and Lillet Blanc. Stir vigorously, then strain into a martini glass. Garnish with the orange slice.

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Recipe Source

Adapted from Charlotte Voisey for Hendrick's Gin.

Tested by Randy Richter.

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Nutritional Facts

Calories per serving: 136


% Daily Values*

Total Fat: 0g 0%

Saturated Fat: 0g 0%

Cholesterol: 0mg 0%

Sodium: 3mg 0%

Total Carbohydrates: 1g 0%

Dietary Fiber: 0g 0%

Sugar: n/a

Protein: 0g


*Percent Daily Value based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Total Fat: Less than 65g

Saturated Fat: Less than 20g

Cholesterol: Less than 300mg

Sodium: Less than 2,400mg

Total Carbohydrates: 300g

Dietary Fiber: 25g

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