Over the years, the classic Negroni has inspired many a creative variation. Bookmark this collection of Negroni riffs and relatives the next time you’re looking to take the classic recipe for an interesting spin, and visit Negroni Week HQ for more news and recipe ideas.
The classic cocktail goes toddy-style.
The Negroni meets the G&T.
The bittersweet classic gets the Waikiki treatment combining POG and the island take on the Mai Tai.
Frothy egg whites and a citrusy lift of orange and lemon juices take the Negroni to new heights.
This low-ABV Negroni riff from Employees Only Los Angeles takes its inspiration from travels through Spain and the country’s popular Tinto De Verano.
A mashup of two classic cocktails—the White Negroni and the Daiquiri.
A light and approachable Negroni variation with a kick of spice.
A Negroni riff with two types of Cinzano vermouth, mezcal, coffee and absinthe.
Orange juice brings a little sunshine to the mezcal Negroni framework.
Coffee liqueur and amaretto add new dimension to this Negroni-inspired mezcal cocktail.
Campari and star anise blend harmoniously in this riff from Phil Ward.
Two times the rum means double the fun in this Negroni relative from Julian Cox.
Italy’s classic heads for some Caribbean sun in this variation that swaps in a fruity Jamaican rum.
San Francisco bartender Dominic Alling created this rum-based refresher.
Fernet and Cynar lend extra layers of bitter complexity to this riff.
In this Negroni variation, scotch replaces gin, and coffee liqueur enters the mix.
Sloe gin replaces sweet vermouth in this simple riff.
Test your Negroni mixing mettle with this gorgeous riff from Naren Young.
Campari’s bitterness rounds out the cherry blossom and stone fruit notes as well as the citrus botanicals in this sake Negroni.
This Panamericano uses a coconut-infused mezcal, lending tropical vibes to a simple yet sophisticated cocktail.
The Violet Hour’s whimsical aperitivo with gin, Dolin Blanc, and Salers punctuated with a cherry.
End a romantic meal with this decadent chocolate-strawberry Negroni riff from Bar La Providencia in Santiago, Chile.
Strawberry-infused Campari sets a jeweled tone in this spin from Julie Reiner.
Amp up the jamminess of the sweet vermouth in this recipe from Little Mama’s Italian in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Passion fruit adds a fruity touch to this Negroni variation.
Low- and No-Alcohol
Why use gin when you can get a little caffeinated push from cold-brew?
Two viral cocktails in one fun and refreshing highball.
Fresh orange juice balances Meletti’s bitterness in this crushable take on the Negroni.
The result of a busy bartender mistakenly using sparkling wine instead of gin.
Gin steps aside for two types of rosé in this low-ABV stunner.