The Blonde Negroni brings the twist we need this summer
You can’t go wrong with a Negroni on a balmy summer evening. It’s just right sweet, just right bitter. But do you also know it in the white version? Curtain up for the Blonde Negroni.
This is how she tastes that “Bittersweet Symphony” by “The Verve” once sang. Originally intended as a pre-dinner drink, the Negroni has become the all-time wonder in bars. The Trinity off ginwormwood and bitter ensure Italian warmth in German veins and let the heart exult in intoxicated “Amore”.
But do you also know his blonde sister? Penned by London bartender Wayne Collins, Blonde Negroni, also known as White Negroni, has just the twist we need this summer. The vermouth is replaced with Lillet Blanc. This gives the mix a flowery note. There is also the colorless alternative to the classic red bitter, which ensures that the drink remains clear. What makes Bitter Bianco special? The aroma is more concentrated, the bitterness is also enhanced with the addition of absinthe.
White Negroni: The blonde sister of the classic
This belongs in the Blonde Negroni (1 drink):
This is how it is made:
There are countless ways to prepare the white Negroni. “The Alchemist” suggests putting regular ice cream in a mixing glass first, then the rest of the ingredients. Stir until melted and mixture thinned. Place a large ice cube in a Rocks glass. Strain the drink into the glass and garnish with a lemon zest.