Campari is a blend of between 10 and 70 herbs, flowers, and roots infused into a high-proof alcohol and sweetened with sugar syrup. The Campari you find on store shelves is still made outside Milan, Italy according to Gaspare Camparis original 1860 recipe.
What exactly is Campari?
Campari is a translucent dark red liqueur thats most commonly drunk by itself as an aperitif (before a meal) or in cocktails like the Negroni. Its made from herbs and fruit, and is often referred to as bitter. We have lots of Campari recipes.
What makes Campari so bitter?
While the exact recipe is kept as a closely-guarded secret, we know that Campari is made by infusing herbs and fruit in alcohol and water, and many suspect its predominantly bitter flavor comes from the “Chinotto” fruit – a fruit that resembles a small orange, but tastes sour and bitter.
What drink is Italy famous for?
The most famous drink is Campari, bright red in color and flavored with herbs; it has a quinine bitterness to it. Its customary to serve it with ice cubes and soda. Limoncello, a bright yellow drink made by infusing pure alcohol with lemon zest, has become Italys second-most popular drink.
What is the best drink after dinner?
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