1 12 oz Bourbon
1 oz Campari
1 oz Sweet vermouth
1   Maraschino cherry (as garnish)
Stir, strain, straight up, cocktail glass
Bracingly bitter, particularly with the Carpano Antica.
A great cocktail, but the modernized 1794 is even better.
From other users
  • Jeff W likes this — ☆☆☆☆
  • Bourbon plays much bigger role than gin does in Negroni. — ☆☆☆☆
  • sub campari with averna etc = fun too — ☆☆☆☆
  • Very bitter from the Campari — ☆☆☆
  • Bitter from the campari — ☆☆☆
  • Simply delicious! More bitter than a Manhattan, but intensely cocktaily, and a lovely sipper. — ☆☆☆☆
  • Used star anise-infused Campari, del Professore and Wild Turkey 101. — ☆☆☆☆☆
  • 1/4/18: 1.5 oz Old Grand Dad 100 proof, 1 oz Cocchi vermouth, 1 oz Campari, orange peel — ☆☆☆☆☆
  • The classic ratio 1:1:1 makes this drink better — ☆☆☆☆☆
  • Serve on the rocks. The process of dilution makes for a very pleasant sipping experience. — ☆☆☆☆
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Try a Boulevardon: switch the

Try a Boulevardon: switch the campari for averna amaro--it's much less bitter and pulls the roasted flavors out of the bourbon. I also add Bittercube Cherrybark Vanilla bitters

This is a great cocktail, but

This is a great cocktail, but I recommend it on the rocks. It's easier to enjoy for newcomers to Campari, and anyway the change in taste as it dilutes is really interesting and enjoyable.