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By Caterina Hrysomallis
December 21, 2016
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How to Make a Negroni Ice Cream Cocktail

Ah, that classic combo of gin, Campari and ice cream.
By Caterina Hrysomallis
December 21, 2016
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At about 70 calories per shot, gin is among the lowest-calorie alcohols out there. It provides cocktail aficionados all the more reason to pair it with something comparatively unhealthy. Like, say, ice cream.

With that in mind, let us introduce you to the Negroni Float, a cocktail created by the fine people at Melbourne Gin Company. The innovative drink combines the Italian stallion cocktail (that is, the Negroni), with vanilla ice cream to create what is essentially a soft drink spider, but alcoholic for adults. If you're convinced that gin is your arch-nemesis and will never grow to like the spirit — this is an excellent gateway drink. The sweetness and slight bitterness of the Campari and blood orange soda is a concoction that may just win you over.

We can't promise that you'll be able to successfully order it over the bar, but you can sure make it at home. Here's how.

THE NEGRONI FLOAT

INGREDIENTS
30ml Melbourne Gin Company dry gin
30ml Campari
CAPI blood orange soda
vanilla ice cream
blueberries
ice (optional)

DIRECTIONS
Over a scoop of vanilla ice cream, add the gin, Campari and blood orange soda. Garnish with blueberries, and it's good to go.

Published on December 21, 2016 by Caterina Hrysomallis

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