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Where Did the Negroni Originate?

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Where Did the Negroni Originate?

When ordering a drink there are so many options sometimes it can be hard to pick just one. However, if you are in an Italian restaurant then the most respectable option might be a Negroni. If you have never tried any variations of Negroni then we truly believe you are missing out. In this article, we will discuss everything there is to know about Negronis and why they are still so popular today.

The First Request Negroni

The bittersweet Negroni is said to have first been mixed in Florence, Italy, at Caffe Casoni by the bartender Fosco Scarselli, for his customer Count Camillo Negroni. The drink was invented when Count Camillo Negroni ordered an Americano but requested there be Gin in place of the usual soda water. After that day the cocktail began to pick up steam and became notorious for cocktail drinkers in the area. As more people tried the cocktail more began to love it and created different twists and variations of the drink.

Negroni Variations and Styles

After the first Negroni was created not long after variations of the drink began to arise. To this day there are constant small changes and additions added to the Negroni to best suit an individual’s palette. Whilst there are many variations, there are some that are deemed more popular and common. Here is a simple list of some of the most requested Negroni variations:

  • The Boulevardier
  • The Peach Negroni
  • The Coffee Negroni
  • The Negroni Bianco
  • Negroni sbagliato
  • Aperol Negron

All these variations range from large to subtle changes to help create a personalized flavor and experience for customers around the world.

Endorsers of the Negroni

With so many variations of the Negroni constantly being produced, it makes sense that it rose to fame rather quickly. One of the most famous authors ever Ernest Hemingway, actually wrote in one of his books about the drink. In the novel “Across the River and Into the Trees” he specifically mentions the Negroni recipe. Some modern-day buzz has also sparked with numerous famous actors and actresses from the hit show House of Dragons, with them admitting to loving the drink and all its variations.

Try a Negroni Today

Next time you think about ordering a drink, try out the Negroni if you haven’t already. If you’re looking for an amazing environment to grab a drink and some food then come and visit Assaggio today!

By | 2024-01-10T14:18:53+00:00 January 10th, 2024|Italian Wine & Cocktails|0 Comments

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