Americano Cocktail

How to Make Americano Cocktail

The Americano cocktail has a rich history dating as far back as the 1800s. A lighter style drink, the Americano is sweet and has just enough punch to start off you next dinner party by tantalising the palette.
Enjoy the next instalment of Vincenzo’s Plate with Aperitivo as you are introduced to the Americano, served alongside a selection of delicious starters…then get your party started.

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Americano Cocktail Recipe – How to Make an Americano

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Vincenzo’s Top Tip To Make Americano Cocktail

Best served with…

Vincenzo’s Penne Arrabbiata and mouthwatering Arancini. This Americano Cocktail is so simple to make up there is no excuse not to try it!

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Americano Cocktail

Vincenzo's Plate


  • Tumbler glass
  • 30m Shot glass for measuring
  • Stirrer or Short straw


  • 30 ml Campari 1oz
  • 30 ml Cinzano Rosso 1oz
  • Splash of Soda Water
  • Ice
  • Orange slice


  • Add ice to your tumbler glass.
  • Pour in 30ml of Campari and then 30ml of Cinzano.
  • Mix in just enough soda water to fill your Americano Cocktail almost to the top.
  • Mix it well using a stirrer or short straw.
  • Finish it off with a thin slice if orange.
  • E ora si mangia, Vincenzo’s Plate….Enjoy!


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How to serveAmericano Cocktail

Add a straw and voila…you can serve the Americano!

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