Americano Cocktail Recipe


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.

Watch Americano Cocktail video recipe:

Americano Cocktail Recipe – How to Make an Americano

americano cocktail recipe

30ml – 1 oz Campari
30ml – 1 oz Cinzano Rosso
Splash of Soda Water
An orange slice

Tumbler glass
30ml – shot glass for measuring
Stirrer/Short straw

1. Add ice to your tumbler glass.
2. Pour in 30ml of Campari and then 30ml of Cinzano.

americano cocktail

americano cocktail

3. Mix in just enough soda water to fill your Americano Cocktail almost to the top.
4. Mix it well using a stirrer or short straw.
5. Finish it off with a thin slice if orange.

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


VINCENZO’S PLATE TIP: Best served with my Penne Arrabbiata and mouthwatering Arancini. This Americano Cocktail is so simple to make up there is no excuse not to try it!

Americano Cocktail is part of Aperitivo with Vincenzo’s Plate Youtube Series.

americano cocktail

E ora si mangia, (e si beve) Vincenzo’s Plate…Enjoy!


Serve this Aperitivo with these amazing dishes:

arrabbiata sauce



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