[Photo: Nick Caruana]

This light, refreshing twist on the Quill takes its cues from the Americano and Negroni Spagliato. A little absinthe is excellent with bubbly. I like to make this with Cocchi Rosa, but you can also substitute sweet vermouth.


About This Recipe

Yield:makes 1 cocktail
Active time:2 minutes
Total time:2 minutes
Special equipment:Mixing Glass, Barspoon, Strainer, Cocktail Glass, Citrus Peeler
This recipe appears in: Classic Drinks: If You Like Negronis, Try the Quill


  • 1 ounce Campari
  • 1 ounce Cocchi Rosa or sweet vermouth
  • 1/4 ounce absinthe
  • 1 ounce chilled club soda
  • 2 ounces chilled Prosecco
  • Garnish: orange twist


  1. 1

    Fill a highball glass with ice. Add Campari, sweet vermouth and absinthe. Stir to mix, about 10 seconds.

  2. 2

    Top with club soda and Prosecco. Stir gently and garnish with orange twist.

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