Makes 1 cocktail


11/2 ounces Campari

3/4 ounce Dolin Rouge

3/4 ounce Carpano Antica

4 ounces pilsner

orange wheel


1. Pour Campari and vermouths into a Collins glass over ice.

2. Top with pilsner and garnish with orange.

- Damon Boelte, from Spritz: Italy's Most Iconic Aperitivo Cocktail, by Talia Baiocchi and Leslie Pariseu

Note: This is Boelte's twist on the Americano, a classic aperitivo. For the traditional version, pour 11/2 ounces Campari and 11/2 ounces sweet vermouth into a Collins glass over ice, top with soda water, and garnish with an orange wheel. EndText