1 oz Gin, Beefeater
1⁄2 oz Campari
1⁄2 oz Amaro Abano, Luxardo
Instructions

Stir, strain, straight up, cocktail glass

Cocktail summary
Posted by Dan on 6/06/2010
Created by
plattetude, eGullet.org
Year
2007
Is of
unknown authenticity
Curator
Not yet rated
Average
3.5 stars
(13 ratings)
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  • A light, semi-sweet drink that can be enjoyed year-round. — ★★★
  • Good, but not outstanding. The peppery Abano comes through. somehow not as satisfying as a Negroni, but nice for a change. — ★★★
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Comments

I agree with the first comment, in that this drink is not outstanding. However, I used Luxardo, not Amaro Abano, so I don't know how hers/his version compared to mine. However,  I was satisfied with Luxardo, so I will make this drink occasionally in the future.

Yes, this drink doesn't compare with a Negroni, but then, only a handful of drinks do. In short, I don't think this drink was intended to compete with a Negroni. I suspect it was developed simply as a drink to enjoy on its own.