Americano is a classic cocktail known for its refreshing taste and popular aperitif. Equal amounts of Campari, sweet vermouth and sparkling water are usually mixed.

This drink is believed to have originally come from Italy and became popular in the early 20th century. It was originally called "Milano Torino" because the two ingredients come from Milan (Campari) and Turin (vermouth) respectively. It was later named “Americano” due to its popularity among American tourists.

Americano is an easy-drinking cocktail with a light, refreshing taste. The perfect aperitif to sharpen your taste buds and get you ready for a delicious dinner. You can also customize the recipe by adjusting the amount of ingredients to your taste.

Americano recipe

Americano is traditionally served in an old-fashioned glass with ice, and is often garnished with a slice of orange or lemon peel. The bitterness from Campari and the sweetness from the vermouth are well balanced with sparkling water.


  • 3cl vermouth
  • 3cl Campari
  • 9cl sparkling water

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