TOTAL TIME: 2 minutes
MAKES: 1 drink
Created by Gaspare Campari, who served it at his Café Campari in Milan, the Americano was originally called the Milano-Torino after the place of origin of its two main ingredients: Campari from Milan and Cinzano from Turin. But when it became popular among American tourists who came through Milan, it was renamed the Americano as a tribute.
- 1 ounce Campari
- 1 ounce Cinzano Rosso sweet vermouth
- Club soda
- 1 orange slice
Fill a double rocks or highball glass halfway with ice. Add Campari and vermouth. Top with soda to taste and garnish with orange slice.
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