Americano Cocktail Americano Cocktail

Image: Maya Visnyei | Food styling: Michael Elliott/ | Prop styling: Lara McGraw

What came first, the Negroni or the Americano? The answer would be the latter. This simple cocktail is kept authentically Italian through the use of Italian sparkling water which contains naturally occurring minerals.

  • Prep time 5 minutes
  • Total time 5 minutes
  • Portion size 1 serving
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine



Place ice in stemless wineglass; top with Campari, vermouth and sparkling water. Gently squeeze orange zest over top to release oils; arrange on rim.

CHANGE IT UP: Americano Mocktail
Omit Campari and vermouth; add 1 1/2 tsp aromatic bitters and 1/4 cup each orange juice and pomegranate juice.

Nutritional facts PER SERVING: about

  • Sodium 12 mg
  • Sugars 8 g
  • Calories 148
  • Potassium 53 mg
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 0 g
  • Total carbohydrate 13 g


  • Iron 1
  • Folate 1
  • Calcium 2
  • Vitamin C 4
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Americano Cocktail