Old Pal

1 12 oz Rye
34 oz Dry vermouth
34 oz Campari
Stir, strain, straight up, cocktail glass
Like a dry, bitter. Some prefer it with Gran Classico rather than Campari.
The original calls for equal parts, but the Old Pal is most often made 2:1:1 today.
From other users
  • Add lemon twist for garnish — ☆☆☆☆
  • Good, but pretty far down the list of Negroni/Boulevardier riffs. — ☆☆☆
  • Bitter and not sweet, so very tasty. Lemon zest adds so much to this drink, definitely a before dinner drink. — ☆☆☆☆☆
  • Interesting dry variation of Boulevardier — ☆☆☆☆
  • I prefer this with Dolin Blanc with the proportions listed. Dry for the 1:1:1 proportions. — ☆☆☆☆
  • pen pal = aperol
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