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How to Make the Americano Cocktail



The Americano pre-dates the Negroni! A favorite of Americans at Gaspare Campari’s bar in Milan, Italy in the 1860s, the Americano was slightly tweaked by the infamous Count Negroni to make his eponymous cocktail. No gin = Americano!
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Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Cocktails
Cuisine Italian
Servings 1
Calories 199 kcal


  • 1 1/2 ounces Campari
  • 1 1/2 ounces Sweet Vermouth
  • Club soda
  • Garnish: Orange slice


  • Add the Campari and Sweet Vermouth to a highball filled with ice
  • Top with club soda and stir gently
  • Garnish with an orange slice


Serving: 1gCalories: 199kcalCarbohydrates: 20gSodium: 7mgSugar: 17g
Keyword Americano, Americano cocktail
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