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Sicilian Negroni

Whether you are on a Viking ship deck or the one overlooking your own backyard, a cool Sicilian Negroni is just the thing to take you sailing into the evening. A twist on the classic—which legend has it dates back to around 1920 in Florence, Italy—it uses blood orange juice for a lovely refreshing drink.

A sicilan negroni, a red liquid in a stemmed glass with a orange peel. Behind is a mixing glass with ice and more red liquid.


  • ¾ oz (22 ml) high quality citrusy gin, like Tanqueray Malacca
  • ¾ oz (22 ml) Campari
  • ¾ oz (22 ml) sweet vermouth, like Martini Rosso
  • 1½ oz (44 ml) blood orange juice
  • Dash of orange bitters


  • Orange twist


Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass or cocktail shaker filled with ice. Stir ingredients or shake depending on how diluted you would like cocktail to be and strain into a chilled coupe, or over ice into a rocks glass. Garnish with orange twist.

Prep time: 3 minutes.
Makes 1 serving.