6 Negronis with a twist

From plum-infused Vermouth to one with smokey Mescal twist – here’s some of the best takes on the classic for Negroni Week.

1. Blood Shot Negroni 

What is it? An Epic Mr Lyan twist on a classic for Negroni Week

With Bombay Sapphire Gin, beef tea, vermouth, Campari and mandarin zest

Find it at Mr Lyan’s epic new bar (in the basement where White Lyan used to be)

Hoxton St, London N1 6PJ, UK


2. Lil’ Suze Negroni

What is it? A ‘white’ negroni with a cheeky dash of sloe

With Broker’s Gin, Prof Cornelius Ampleforth’s sloe gin, suze saveur d’autrefois, lillet Blanc & grapefruit bitters and served with an ice ball

Find it here: Merchant’s Tavern at 36 Charlotte Rd, London EC2A 3PG


3. Umeboshi Negroni 

What’s the crack? Garnished with a cracker, this Mr Lyan special is made with umeboshi (plum) vermouth

Made with: Mr Lyan Gin, salted plum vermouth, Zucca stirred with Campari

Find it here: On the new Mr Lyan menu at The Alpha Beta Bar.  The Alphabeta Building, 14 Finsbury Square, London EC2A 1AH, UK

nutella negroni duck and waffle

4. (Not currently available) Nutella Negroni

Duck & Waffle’s legendary Nutella twist on a classic literally tastes like it says on the tin, a beautiful Negroni, with a nutty, chocolatey edge – but you’ve got to wait another 12 months for this one, as it only comes on the menu every Easter. Sad times – Nutella jar and spoon will have to do for now then..

Made with: Bombay Sapphire gin, vermouth blend, Campari, Nutella infusion

Find it here: Duck & Waffle, 110 Bishopsgate (Heron Tower), 110 Bishopsgate, EC2N 4AY

5. Desert Negroni

Bar Found does a smokey Mescal twist on the classic.

Made with: Mezcal, Aperol, Sweet Vermouth and dry Vermouth.

Find it here: Found 5 Ravey St, EC2A 4QW

damp negroni duck and waffle urban decay menu

6. Damp Negroni

Part of Duck & Waffle’s Urban Decay menu, which sexes up discarded ingredients, turning them into epic cocktails.

With gin, Campari/ and sweet Vermouth, formica ruff infusion, all slow-dripped through layers of nature.

Find it here: Duck & Waffle110 Bishopsgate (Heron Tower), 110 Bishopsgate, EC2N 4AY


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