Amaro Library’s Negroni

John Filkins, Amaro Library | Washington, D.C.

This equal-parts blend served at the amaro-focused bar in D.C.’s The Wharf district uses the typical Campari, but makes unusual choices otherwise, using Edinburgh gin, a London dry gin made in Scotland, and Contratto Vermouth Rosso, a heritage vermouth brand from Turin. Bullseye.


Serving: 1

  • 1 ounce Edinburgh Gin
  • 1 ounce Contratto Vermouth Rosso
  • 1 ounce Campari

Garnish: orange twist

  1. Combine all the ingredients except the orange twist in a rocks glass filled with one large piece of ice.
  2. Stir until chilled, about 30 seconds.
  3. Express an orange twist over the drink and drop it into the glass.

Tagged: Campari, Negroni