Another Negroni

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I ran out of sweet vermouth so I looked around the cabinet for another vermouth type fortified wine and spotted the Lillet Rouge.  Somewhere I have seen a “Negroni” made with Aperol and Lillet Branc so I figured “why not.”  Anyway, it is a bit darker and has a slightly heavier flavor.  I prefer a Negroni with sweet vermouth, but this isn’t bad!IMAG0353

  • 1.5 oz. Plymouth Gin
  • 1.5 oz. Campari
  • 1.5 oz. Lillet Rouge
  • 2 dashes orange bitters – Suggest Regans or Angostura
  1. Chill an old fashioned glass with ice and water
  2. Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass and stir with ice
  3. Strain over fresh ice in chilled glass
  4. Garnish with orange zest flame and drop flamed zest into drink

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