How to Whip Up a Zesty Americano Cocktail

Americano cocktail
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First whipped up in Milan, Italy during the 1860s, the Americano proves to be a classy and sweet cocktail that has risen in popularity as a pre-dinner beverage. Naturally, this makes it perfect to serve at your next dinner party in order to get the evening off to the right start. Here is how to whip up the perfect Americano cocktail.


  • 1 1/2 ounces sweet vermouth
  • 1 1/2 ounces Campari
  • 3 ounces club soda
  • Orange slice


  1. Get a highball glass and begin by pouring the Campari and vermouth.
  2. Top with club soda.
  3. Fill the glass with ice and garnish the glass with an orange slice.