Negroni Week News

Can’t Miss Negronis: Midwest + South

June 1, 2015

Negroni Week is all about getting OUT and having a drink for a cause. Here’s a taste of just some of the most creative Negroni Week cocktails being served up this week in the Midwest and Southern U.S.! (In case you missed them, we’ve also shared round ups of Negronis being served on the East Coast, West Coast and Internationally.) What are you waiting for? Get out there and get sipping!

From Old Town Social, Chicago:
Negroni Float
Campari and Carpano Antica, served over a housemade juniper-lemon granite cube.
(Charity: Un86’d)

From The Betty, Chicago:
Pitcher Negroni
Ford’s Gin, Dolin Rouge, Campari, Fever Tree Bitter Lemon Soda, lime juice and Regan’s Orange Bitters.
(Charity: Direct Relief – For Nepal Earthquake Aid)

From Matt Ragan at Victor Tangos, Dallas:
Mind on My Money
Navy strength rum, strawberry-and-herb infused sweet vermouth, Aperol. Served in an old fashioned glass over ice with an expressed orange peel garnish.
(Charity: Cafe Momentum)

From Graham Heubach, Sportsman’s Club, Chicago:
Columbia Yacht Club Cocktail
Letherbee Vernal Gin, Campari, Carpano Dry Vermouth, Carpano Sweet Vermouth, pineapple cordial, served in a glass sprayed with a mist of blackstrap rum.
(Charity: Un86’d)

From Patrick Smith, The Violet Hour, Chicago:
Common Habits
Perry’s Tot Navy Strength Gin, Carpano Antica, Campari, Green Chartreuse, orange bitters. Served on an ice ball with orange peel garnish.
(Charity: Pilot Light)

From Sixteen at Trump International Hotel & Tower, Chicago:
Persistence of Common Wisdom
Hayman’s Old Tom gin, Lillet Blanc, Campari, pinch of sea salt.
(Charity: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital)

From Kyle Davidson, Blackbird, Chicago:
Arabica Negroni
Beefeater, grapefruit infused carpano antica, Intelligentsia coffee-infused Campari. Served over a large ice cube in a rocks glass, and garnished with orange peel.
(Charity: NRDC)

From Christine Mars, River Roast, Chicago
1.21 Gigawatts
Letherbee gin, Cocchi Americano, Letherbee Besk and lavender bitters.
(Charity: Feeding America)

From Cochon Volant, Chicago:
Adult Sno-Cones
White Negroni Shave: Hayman’s Old Tom Gin, sweet vermouth, Lillet Blanc, orange bitters.
Cognac and Orange: 1840 Cognac, Campari, Carpano Antica, orange juice.
(Charity: Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago)

From Lily’s Bistro, Dayton, OH:
Dellamorte Dellamore
gin, velvet falernum, grapefruit bitters, dolin blanc vermouth, orange twist.
(Charity: SICSA)

Brittany Day, Thompson’s, Fort Worth TX:
Neroli Negroni
Botanist Gin, Campari, Carpano Antica, Luxardo Maraschino. Served in a rocks glass rinsed with orange blossom water.
(Charity: Cystic Fibrosis Foundation)

From Joe Marple, The Southern Kitchen and Bar, Asheville, NC:
The Throwback
Cardinal Gin, Campari, strawberry-rhubarb syrup, dry vermouth. Served over ice with a zest of orange.
(Charity: Manna Food Bank)

From Jessica Sanders, Drink.Well., Austin:
Rosè Sbagliato
Imbue Petal & Thorn Vermouth, Amaro Montenegro, grapefruit liqueur, sparkling rosé. Served in a collins glass with grapefruit peel garnish.
(Charity: Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation)

From Poogan’s Porch, Charleston, SC:
NE-BE-RE Negroni
Campari, Bristow Gin, Martini and Rossi sweet vermouth, citrus-thyme bitters, saline.
(Charity: Wounded Warrior Project)

From Brock Schulte, The Rieger Hotel Grill & Exchange, Kansas City, MO:
The Fatboy Sling
Bottled and carbonated cocktail with rosé wine, Campari, Combier Pamplemousse.
(Charity: Newhouse Shelter)

From Tyler Chauvin, Treo, New Orleans
The Count and the Carthusian
Gin, Campari, Chartreuse, Tonic Syrup, Bittermens Elemakule Tiki bitters, stirred and served in a highball.