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Bitter and strong, the negroni is perhaps one of my favorite gin cocktails of all time.
For serving, I eschew straight-sided martini glasses in favor of 4 ounce Nick and Nora glasses, named after the couple from the Thin Man movies. They're more elegant, easier to drink from, and at 4 ounces, I can have more drinks.
Photo by Lynne Calamia
ACTIVE TIME: 5 minutes
TOTAL TIME: 5 minutes
Yield: 1 cocktail


  • 1 fluid ounce London dry gin, like Haymans
  • 1 fluid ounce Campari
  • 1 fluid ounce sweet vermouth, I’m a fan of Punt e Mes
  • Lemon
  • Ice


  • Combine gin, Campari, sweet vermouth, and ice in a cocktail shaker. Shake vigorously for 30 seconds. Serve straight up with a twist of lemon.