Take a seat at their elaborate bar by the fireplace at Kahani and order their ‘Chaotic’ Negroni, barrel aged Negroni with Applewood smoke – served in a usual and eye-catching glass (£18). www.kahanilondon.com
POLO 24 HOUR BAR AND CAFE
This 24 hour joint, is offering up the classic Negroni, anytime of the day – equal parts Campari, gin and sweet vermouth garnished with a fresh wedge of lime. Head to the top floor to get a view of the bustling city! http://polo24hourbar.co.uk/menu
Swift Shoreditch boasts an incredible cocktail menu and in celebration of Negroni week, guests can order the Olympia, which is a great alternative to the classic with a twist with Marsala and Elderflower (£10). www.barswift.com
TAYER + ELEMENTARY
Award-winning cocktail bar, Tayer + Elementary has teamed up with Campari for Negroni week to serve up a special cocktail serve, Sbagliato Carafe (Campari, Martini Rosso and Proseccco) www.tayer-elementary.com
Across the whole of September, for every bar that features CAMPARI classics including the Negroni and CAMPARI Gin & Tonic on its menu, CAMPARI will donate £50 to its Shaken Not Broken fund. Supporting the frontline workers from the UK’s beleaguered bar industry.
The Shaken Not Broken fund was created in collaboration with The Drinks Trust and TiPJAR, in response to so many hospitality workers facing economic hardship as a result of the outbreak. Look out for the Campari classics and the Negroni and CAMPARI Gin & Tonics and help support a good cause, we need to help save the hospitality industry!
The Roku Negroni is a classic cocktail to sip on this Negroni Week. Roku is the first gin from The House of Suntory and is created using exquisite Japanese botanicals, including yuzu peel, sakura leaf and sansho pepper, perfect for a Negroni with style.
Ingredients: 25ml Roku | 25ml Campari | 25ml Sweet vermouth
Method: Pour all ingredients into a mixing glass/shaker tin. Fill with ice and stir for 10 seconds. Strain into an ice filled rocks glass. Garnish with an orange twist
Available from Sainsburys
STARLINO Rosso Negroni
Launched in August this year in the UK, STARLINO Rosso (Red Vermouth) is made from a blend of Italian white wine, Sicilian Ansonica and Cataratto wines and Marsala Wine. This is then blended with a careful selection of botanicals including Wormwood, bitter orange and cloves. The Red Vermouth is then aged in Bourbon Barrels for six months to give a rich, spicy, vanilla flavour – perfect for a Negroni and with only 17% ABV capitalises on the trend for lower alcohol cocktails.
Ingredients: 25ml Starlino Rosso | 25ml Campari | 25ml Gin
Add to an an Old Fashioned glass. Stir and serve with a twist of fresh orange peel and a maraschino cherry.
RRP: £23.00 for 75cl. ABV: 17%. Available from: Amazon.
Caorunn Twist Negroni
Caorunn’s super premium Scottish gin is handcrafted using only the finest pure grain spirit as well as traditional and foraged gin botanicals. The flavour profile matches beautifully with the bitter and sweet flavours of Vermouth and Campari, making for a delicious negroni.
Ingredients: 25ml Caorunn | 25ml sweet vermouth | 25ml Aperol
Stir over ice all the ingredients together in a shaker with some ice, pour into a rocks glass with some more ice and garnish with a twist of orange peel.
You can pick up a bottle of Caorunn in selected Waitrose, Sainsbury’s and Tesco stores, The Whisky Shop and other specialist spirit retailers.
Send a Negroni
Got a loved one who is staying indoors? Treat them to Send A Negroni’ experience. A new personalised delivery service from the team behind Porter’s Gin, that allows users to ‘send a pal a Negroni’ anywhere in the UK. The pre-batched cocktails are sent in individual serving sizes, you can also send them cheeky message with their boozy parcel.
Priced at just £10 that includes delivery anywhere in the UK, order via www.sendanegroni.com