Negroni

Last Friday, the lab decided it needed a “spontaneous act of happy hour” at Briana’s house.  She had the comestible well in hand, which left the libation in our hands.  Knowing gin was a popular favorite with all of the revelers, my mind wandered the the Negroni. Tasty, portable and gin based. No problem. The backstory on the Negroni’s a little dubious, but still worth repeating.  According to Eric Felten’s How’s your Drink?,  A book by bartender and author Luca Picchi called Sulle Tracce de Conte gives credit for the invention of the cocktail to Count Cammillo Negroni, who asked[…]

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