Garibaldi Cocktail (Campari-Orange)

August 20, 2014

Author Notes: A classic Italian aperitivo, the Garibaldi is also known as simply Campari-Orange. Some classic recipes call for a 1:1 ratio of Campari to orange juice, but it's a bit intense. A little less Campari and a little more orange juice (approximately 1:3) leads to a decidedly classier and sweeter drink. Plenty of ice is key, and if you want to garnish, go for a slice of orange -- blood orange, if it's in season, which creates a nice orange-red ombré.Emiko

Makes: 1 cocktail

Ingredients

  • 1 ounce (30 milliliters) Campari
  • 3 ounces (90 milliliters) freshly squeezed orange juice
  • Plenty of ice
  • Half a slice of orange, for garnish
In This Recipe

Directions

  1. Fill a tumbler with ice.
  2. Add the Campari and top it with orange juice. Give it a stir and garnish with half a slice of orange, if you like.

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Reviews (3) Questions (0)

3 Reviews

Sharon July 31, 2016
Yep, but definitely benefits from a splash of gin. This is like a lighter version of a Negroni. And don't forget to add a twist of orange peel to the glass. Twisting the peel releases the orange oil. Delicious!
 
Fiorella July 7, 2015
I like to use Pink Grapefruit, freshly squeezed, instead of orange juice.
 
Annelle September 2, 2014
I like to add an ounce of gin to the ounce of campari and 3 ounces OJ. On the rocks, it's a very refreshing cocktail!