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Negroni with Orange Slice This standard hip cocktail reputedly originated in 1919 when Italian Count Camillo Negroni asked a bartender to add gin to his Americano instead of soda water.


1 part Campari
1 part Gin
1 part Sweet or Dry  Vermouth


Stir ingredients.
Strain into a chilled glass.
Garnish with an orange slice. 

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A Fine Balance
Orson Welles, while working in Rome on the film Cagliostro in 1947, described a drink he'd disccovered called the Negroni: "The bitters are excellent for your liver; the gin is bad for you. They balance each other."

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