The Americano cocktail is a classic Italian cocktail that is known for its refreshing and bitter taste. It is made with equal parts Campari and sweet vermouth, topped off with a splash of soda water. To help mellow out the bitterness we have replaced 15 ml of sweet vermouth with bitter orange simple syrup creating a more approachable and well-rounded flavour profile.

The Americano is a delightful afternoon drink for those who enjoy the interplay of sweet and bitter flavours. Its light and crisp nature make it a perfect afternoon drink or sophisticated pre dinner aperitif.


  • 45ml Campari
  • 30ml Sweet Vermouth
  • 15ml Bitter Orange Simple Syrup
  • 90ml Soda Water
  • Scoop of Ice
  • Orange slices


  1. Half fill large red wine glass with ice
  2. Add Campari, vermouth and syrup.
  3. Pour soda down the side of the glass to reduce foaming.
  4. Mix drink with a long-handled bar spoon (stir gently)
  5. Garnish with a slice of orange


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