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In need of a cocktail similar to a Negroni but...

Breadcrumbs Apr 6, 2012 02:27 PM

with something non-alcoholic mixed in and, less bitter to suit a guest who liked a Negroni but for finding it a little bitter and, too "boozy".

Any suggestions? I tried splashing in some blood orange juice but it didn't do the trick for them.

She does like citrus flavours and nothing overly sweet.

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    tinnywatty RE: Breadcrumbs Apr 6, 2012 03:03 PM

    The Americano (supposed precursor to the Negroni) substitutes soda for the gin.

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      thatwhileifound RE: Breadcrumbs Apr 6, 2012 03:37 PM

      Yep. Americano is a good way to go. Maybe try just Campari with soda or OJ as well.... Combining everything, Vermouth, Campari, OJ and sparkling wine is typically a crowd pleaser as well.

      1. Dapuma RE: Breadcrumbs Apr 6, 2012 03:52 PM

        You could try using Aperol in place of Campari in an Americano)

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