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Americano Cocktail

How to make a classic Americano cocktail! Perfect served as part of an Italian aperitivo with some marinated olives, Taralli or any snack you like. Made with just 3 simple ingredients!
Prep Time2 mins
Total Time2 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 1 cocktail
Calories: 109kcal
Author: Emily Kemp


  • 1 fl oz Campari (30ml)
  • 1 fl oz Red Vermouth (30ml)
  • 1 splash soda water
  • 1 orange slice for garnish
  • Ice


  • Fill a short tumbler or glass with ice.
  • Pour in equal amounts of Campari and vermouth and stir to combine.
  • Top up the glass with a splash of soda, stir once more and garnish with a slice of fresh orange.


  • Use plenty of ice - this cocktail is best served cold!
  • Garnish - you can garnish the cocktail with either orange or lemon.


Calories: 109kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 24mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 29IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 1mg