Articles Tagged: Campari

Golden Gate 75

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This Sunday marks the 75th anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge.  To honor the occasion, our friend and fellow San Franciscan, Camper English, created The Golden Gate 75.  A riff on the classic French 75, Camper replaces the Gin and Lemon for Campari and Orange Juice, giving the cocktail the same hue as the famous span.

read more about this cocktail and more at Alcademics.com

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Monsieur Hayden

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In honor of one of spring’s most anticipated romantic comedies, Think Like A Man, Basil Hayden’s teamed up with top Austin mixologist, Rob Pate, to create Basil Hayden’s Monsieur Hayden. The cocktail is inspired by the Boulevardier, a classic bourbon cocktali that’s been enjoyed by men around the world for almost 100 years! Monsieur Hayden combines ingredients like Campari, citrusy Cocchi Americano aperitif and ginger juice with spicy Basil Hayden’s to create a bold bourbon … Read more

Dutch Negroni

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This week’s drink is a twist on the classic Negroni. Rather than using a London Dry Gin, this Negroni uses Genever, from which Gin originated.

Ingredients:
1.5 oz Bols Genever
1 oz Campari
1 oz sweet vermouth

Directions:
Stir all ingredients with ice, strain into a pre-chilled rocks glass. Garnish with a large orange zest.

Courtesy of Bols Genever.

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Midnight Kiss

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1 ½ oz. SKYY Infusions Passion Fruit
¾ oz. Campari
¾ oz. Mango Juice
¾ oz. Orange Juice
½ oz. Freshly squeezed lemon juice

Pour ingredients in mixing pint over ice. Shake vigorously and strain into martini glass with two cherries.

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Recipe and Photo courtesy SKYY Vodka Infusions

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Campari Review

post iconCampari is a bitter spirit that is made from over 60 herbs and spices. If you try hard, you can pick out a few. For me, the easiest one to spot is the quinine, which is one of the herbs that gives Campari its bitter quality. Campari has been produced in Italy since 1860 and like Coca Cola, allegedly only one person knows the recipe. …Read More

Red Hot Chocolate

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Ingredients:
1 oz. Campari
2 oz. Brandy
3 oz. Whole Milk
0.5 oz. heavy cream (optional)
2 tablespoons of dark chocolate chips

Directions:
Put milk, cream and chocolate in a milk frothing cup used for espresso. Froth milk as you would for cappuccino. When milk is hot remove frothing wand and whisk or stir vigorously until chocolate is completely melted. Add Campari and Brandy. Pour into heat-resistant cup. Can be garnished with 1 large hand-cut … Read more

Bloodsucker

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Ingredients:
1.5 oz Belvedere Pink Grapefruit
½ oz Campari
1.5 oz Tru Blood Beverage

Directions:
Shake with ice and pour over cubed ice into a rocks glass. Top with 1.5 oz Tru Blood Beverage and garnish with a blood orange wedge.

Courtesy of HBO and Belvedere Vodka.

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Negroni

post iconNegroni: A unique, Italian cocktail with a fun history. …Read More

The Happy Dad

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Here’s one from the archives.

What to get dear old dad for Father’s Day? Another tie, some after shave, a bottle of scotch? Forget that, we say mix pops up a fancy cocktail. He’ll be impressed with your bar skills as you shake him up this tangy mixture of vodka, Cointreau and Campari.

After two, you’ll certainly have a happy dad!

Ingredients:
1 ½ oz Oval Vodka
¾ oz Cointreau
1 oz Campari
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Italian Stallion

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