Monday, November 23, 2009
I'm drinking my way through the Anvil 100, and I'm still under halfway. This drink wasn't a winner for me, I wanted to like it because the Negroni is one of my favorites, but swapping the Campari for Chartreuse kinda takes away the magic. It also takes away the bitter that counteracts the sweetness of the vermouth, so the drink is really syrupy sweet.
I looked at some other blogs and some people changed the ratio to 1.5 gin, .5 Chartreuse, .5 Vermouth. That sounds more appealing to me, but I still don't think I'll be making the switch from the Negroni anytime soon.
3/4 oz Gin
3/4 oz Green Chartreuse
3/4 oz Sweet Vermouth
Dash Orange Bitters
Stir and Strain, Garnish with a cherry and lemon peel