Can’t-Miss Negronis: International Edition
Negroni Week is all about getting OUT and having a drink for a cause. Here’s a taste of some of the most creative Negroni Week cocktails being served up this week INTERNATIONALLY! From Singapore to Sweden and Russia to Canada—what are you waiting for? Get out there and get sipping!
6-Negroni Menu (pictured)
Manhattan, a bar inside the Regent Hotel in Singapore, will be offering a menu of six Negronis for Negroni Week 2015. It features a Sbagliato, a White Negroni, a mezcal-HUM Negroni, a solera Negroni, the 21st Century Negroni, and a Sipsmith gin Negroni.
Charity: Run For Hope
A Thyme to Kill
From Choti Leenutaphong of the Vesper Cocktail Bar & Restaurant in Bangkok comes a barrel-aged Campari-gin blend with thyme-infused Cointreau and dry vermouth. Served with a housemade Campari jelly.
Charity: The Red Cross
From Ludwig Grenmo of Linje Tio in Stockholm comes a traditional gin-Campari-sweet vermouth Negroni livened up with the addition of a chamomile-saffron tincture.
Charity: Kvinna till Kvinna
Ferdinando Rispoli of Bar Bagni Da Ferdinando in Fornillo Beach, Positano swaps local limoncello for the traditional sweet vermouth, and adds muddled orange and fresh mint in this Mediterranean take on the classic cocktail.
Charity: Associazione Italiana per la Ricerca sul Cancro
From Pachamama in the Marylebone neighborhood of London comes a Negroni riff featuring coffee infused pisco, pink peppercorns, Campari sweet vermouth and a bit of orange bitters.
From Nikolai Augustin of the meisterschueler Galerie & Bar, Berlin: Appleton 12 year rum is combined with Carpano Antica, Campari, orange flower water, and a bit of orange zest for a rich, floral take on the classic.
Charity: Terres des Hommes
Gelbes Haus Negroni
From Oliver Kirschner, owner of the Gelbes Haus in Nuremberg: A spicy, citrusy riff, with Thai chili-infused Campari, lemongrass-infused Carpano Antica, and gin infused with with lemon peel, orange peel and coriander seeds.
Charity: Klabautermann e.V.
Berlin Style Negroni
From Alex Frenzel of the George R bar in Berlin comes a classic Negroni deepened with a few drops of a heady black tea infusion.
Charity: Deutsche Gesellschaft zur Rettung Schiffbrüchiger
From Ruslan Burnashev of Thirteen Bar in Tatarstan: Citadelle Reserve gin, Aperol, Luxardo Amaro Abano are stirred with ice and strained into a chilled rocks glass for a bitter, bracing take on the Negroni.
Charity: Angela Vavilova Fund
The Copper Rose
From Copperhead Road, Melbourne: A fresh rosemary sprig is muddled with Campari, gin, sweet vermouth and lavender-fennel-ginger bitters.
Charity: Bowel Cancer Australia.
Salted Caramel Negroni
From Sean McGuire of Nieuw Amsterdam, Melbourne comes a combination of Cognac, Campari, Carpano Antica and caramel liqueur.
Charity: Australian Red Cross Nepal Region Earthquake Appeal
From the Tuc Craft Kitchen in Vancouver, BC: Gin gets a major dose of bitter from Cynar, Campari and Aperol. Herbal and tart cumin-rhubarb jam, and a bit of rhubarb bitters complete the cocktail.
From Micky Valens of The Diamond, Vancouver, BC: Pisco stands in for gin and is met with a combo of Cocchi Americano and Campari. Served on the rocks with a twist.
Charity: A Better Life Foundation
China China Negroni
From 132 Bar Vintage in Montreal: Bombay Sapphire East and sweet vermouth go up against, china china and a bit of Aperol in this intense sipper.
Photo: Courtesy of The Regent Hotel.