13 Negronis To Inspire Your Menu

It’s Negroni Week, and not just any Negroni Week. This cocktail celebrates 100 years this month. Bonfort’s acknowledges a century of imbibing the zesty, rindy, beloved Negroni with 13 of the best recipes designed to satisfy any cocktail lover.

Hendrick’s Unusual Negroni


  • 1 Part Hendrick’s Gin
  • 1 Part sweet vermouth
  • ½ Part Campari
  • ½ Part Aperol
  • Orange segments and zest
  • Combine ingredients and shake well with ice.
  • Serve up and garnish with an orange twist.

A Date with Shirley Manson 


  • 1.5 oz. The Botanist Gin
  • .76 oz. Sweet Vermouth
  • .75 oz. Honey Syrup-
  • 3 Dashes Date Bitters
  • Orange Peel
  • Add all ingredients to a mixing glass. Add ice.
  • Stir quickly.
  • Strain into Coupe glass.
  • Garnish with Speared Date and Twisted Orange Peel.

The Lido, Prank Bar, DTLA, California

Prank, DTLA’s first and only walk-up bar in South Park, is the ideal locale for drinks and merriment from beloved LA barman Dave Whitton. Prank is featuring a unique negroni with tequila and rosemary!


  • 1 1/4 oz. Don Abraham Anejo Tequila
  • 1 oz. Campari
  • 1 oz. Alessio Vermouth Torino Rosso
  • Garnish with a Flamed Orange peel and Rosemary

White Negroni


  • 1 oz.  The Botanist Gin
  • 1 oz. Italian Bitters
  • 1 oz. Sweet Vermouth
  • Add all ingredients to a mixing glass. Add ice then stir. Strain into a Rocks glass over one large ice cube. Garnish with an Orange Twist


Negroni Darmagi, Boulud Sud, New York

Boulud Sud in the Upper West Side is famous for craft cocktails and elevated Mediterranean cuisine. Guests can spend an afternoon with friends and enjoy a wide variety of cocktails hand-crafted by expert mixologist Samy Berdai. Whether you’re stopping by after a show at the Lincoln Center or strolling through Central Park and want to sit down for a cocktail, go get your Negroni on here.


  • 1 oz. mahon gin
  • 1 oz. campari
  • 1 oz. lillet blanc
  • 2 dashes thyme tincture
  • 2 dashes citrus bitters

Wisemen’s Negroni


  • 1.5 oz. The Botanist Gin
  • .75 oz. Sweet Vermouth
  • .25 oz. Flavored Bitters
  • 2 Fresh Sage Leaves
  • Add all ingredients to a mixing glass.
  • Add ice and stir for 15-20 seconds.
  • Strain into a Rocks glass over one a large ice cube.
  • Garnish with two Sage leave resting on ice.



  •  1.5 oz. The Botanist Gin
  • 1 oz. Aperitif
  • 1 oz. Dry VermouthS
  • weet Pepper Circles
  •  Add all ingredients to a mixing glass.
  • Add ice.
  • Stir for 20 seconds until chilled.
  • Strain into a Rocks glass filled over one large ice cube.
  • Garnish with Sweet Pepper Circles.

Birds + Bees, DTLA, California

Downtown Los Angeles’ underground 1950s themed cocktail bar Birds & Beeswill be offering 6 different versions of the Negroni  with $1 from every cocktail sold going directly to Mercy Corp,a global humanitarian organization empowering people to recover from crisis, build better lives and transform their communities for good.

Bar Manager Jake Larowe’s 6 charitable cocktails include:

  • Boulivardierwith bourbon, sweet vermouth & Campari
  • Scotch & Rum Negronifeaturing blended scotch, pineapple rum, punt e mes, Campari and orange bitters
  • Scotch & Coffee Negroni made with blended scotch, cocchi Americano, Amaro cio ciaro, St. George Nola liqueur, orange, cinnamon and chocolate tincture
  • Negroni Highball made with barrel aged gin, mezcal, sweet vermouth, St. George Bruto Americano, orange bitters, Kola syrup and soda water
  • White Negroni made with Hendricks Gin, cocchi Americano, suze, Amaro Nonino, Pineau, orange bitters and peychauds bitters

White Negroni

  • 1.5 oz. Hendricks Gin
  • .5 oz. cocchi Americano
  • .25 oz. Suze
  • .5 oz. Amaro Nonino
  • .25 oz. Pineau
  • 2 dashes Orange bitters
  • 1/2 dash peychauds bitters
  • Stirred and served in a small coupe with a thin lemon twist

Scotch and Rum Negroni

  • .75 oz. Blended Scotch
  • .75 oz. Pineapple Rum
  • .25 oz. Amaro Lucano
  • .5 oz. punt e mes
  • .5 oz. Campari
  • 1 dash orange bitters
  • Stirred and served up with a lemon twist

Classic Negroni

  • 1 oz. Hayman’s Gin
  • 1 oz. Sweet Vermouth
  • 1 oz. Campari
  • Served on a large rock and garnished with an orange twist

Accomplice Bar,  Los Angeles, California

Accomplice Barhas you covered with not one, but three different options. Bartender Jordan Fattal is not only serving a cocktail, it comes with a side of Negroni mochi, a nod to its sister (and neighbor) restaurant, Little Fatty’s, Asian menu.

The Red Eye Randy is a coffee cocktail featuring Wild Turkey Rye, Mr. Black Coffee Liqueur, Campari, and Amber Vermouth. The Armed Strawberry features house-infused strawberry gin, Bianco vermouth, Aperol, and saline solution. The coconut-ty Mermaid Vibes has gin, dry vermouth, coconut rum, Luxardo Bitter, and saline. They all come with a side of house-made Negroni-flavored mochi. The Armed Strawberry mochi comes with a macerated strawberry on top and the Mermaid Vibes mochi is dusted in coconut flakes.

Accomplice Baris donating to Water for People, an organization that helps people access clean water and sanitation, for Negroni Week. Accomplice Bar is located at 3811 Grand View Blvd, Los Angeles, CA.

Red Eye Randy


  • 1 oz rye
  • .75 Mr Black Coffee Liqueur
  • 1 oz Campari
  • 1 oz Amber vermouth
  • Couple Glass

Armed Strawberry

  • 1.5 oz strawberry gin
  • .5 oz Bianco vermouth
  • .5 oz Aperol
  • 3 drops Saline solution
  • Nick & Nora Glass

Mermaid Vibes

  • 1 oz Gin
  • 1 oz dry vermouth
  • .5 oz coconut rum
  • .75 oz Luxardo Bitter
  • 3 drops saline
  • Clear Rocks Glass

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