This low-alcohol cocktail allows you to capture the essence of raspberries without all those little seeds.
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Skip sugary frozen fruit drinks this summer, and try this chilly spin on the classic Negroni cocktail.
Cucumber and fresh dill work wonderfully with Hendrick's gin and lime juice in this refreshing cocktail.
This twist on the classic Old Pal cocktail uses lighter-flavored Aperol instead of Campari, and brings in bitter Cocchi Americano in the place of dry vermouth. It's an easy-drinking combination.
From The Kirkland Tap & Trotter in Somerville, Massachusetts comes The Storm Cloud, a deliciously herbal take on grapefruit soda spiked with Cocchi Americano and Fernet Branca.
This drink tastes like a boozy grapefruit soda, with a nice combination of bitter and sweet flavors.
A light celery-based cocktail inspired by the gin and tonic, from Chris Ronin of Manhattan's Northern Spy. It's refreshing, bitter, and just a little tart.
The recipe for this light, seasonal Negroni variation comes from Jeff Faille of Fiola in Washington, DC.
Raines Law Room's modern take on the Savoy original calls on Cocchi Americano, with its spine of quinine. "It dries out your cheeks a little," notes Meaghan Dorman, giving hers a surprisingly illustrative suck. Dorman showed us how to make this tasty cocktail at home.
The Self-Starter from Raines Law Room in NYC is head bartender Meaghan Dorman's answer for the drinker who wants a martini, but nothing too strong.
The classic Kina Cocktail called for Kina Lillet, which no longer exists. Instead of the sweeter and less-bitter modern Lillet Blanc, this modern version calls for Cocchi Americano, which has Chinchona bark for bitterness. A dash of dry sherry complements that bitterness and adds nutty richness and a golden hue.
Here's a good formula: take aromatized or fortified wine, serve on the rocks. Wanna get fancy? Add a splash of soda. (Ok, it's not that fancy. But it is delicious.)
You can adjust this drink to your taste—the Classico cocktail calls for equal parts Cocchi Americano and soda, though we like it with less.
A play on the classic Negroni, this cocktail created by Patrick Reynard at Pourhouse in Vancouver, BC, is lighter in body and has subtle melon and citrus aromas.
In this cocktail from Brandon Burkart of Haddingtons in Austin, Low Gap White Whiskey delivers crisp flavors with the help of Cocchi Americano and lemon bitters.
The White Negroni has been a trendy drink lately, showing up on cocktail menus across the country.