- 2 oz. Campari
- 2 oz. Sweet Vermouth
- Splash Club Soda
- Orange Slice
- Add Campari and Sweet Vermouth into a short glass with ice.
- Put an Orange slice garnish in the drink
- Add a splash of Club Soda
Pour Campari into an ice filled highball glass and top with soda water. Garnish with lemon or lime wedge.
If you screw this one up, stop drinking and sober up.
This recipe is according to the official IBA standards as of 2012. Other variations may include a lemon peel or sparkling water in substitution of the soda water.
The Americano was created by Gaspare Campari in the 1860s.