• Units: 2
  • Served in: Lowball glass
  • Total time: 5 minutes


  • 25 ml/0.85 fl. oz (1 Measure) Campari
  • 25 ml/0.85 fl. oz (1 Measure) Vermouth 
  • 50 ml/1.7 fl. oz (2 Measure) Soda water
  • Optional
  • Lemon twist to garnish 

An originally Italian cocktail loved by Americans, the Americano is a simple bitter cocktail made with campari, vermouth and soda water.   


  1. Fill a short glass with ice cubes. 
  2. Build up by adding the campari and then vermouth to the glass. 
  3. Top up with soda water.
  4. Finally add the garnish of lemon twist. 
The Americano is the first drink ordered by James Bond in the first novel in Ian Fleming's series.

Please note that the units field is an estimation, and will vary depending on the type and quantity of alcohol used. Please drink responsibly and legally.

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