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A pinkish aperitif flavored with bitters.
- ‘Lee Hanson, a bartender at Teatro, finds the crantini is still very popular, as is the negroni - a blend of gin, sweet vermouth and Campari.’
- ‘In our piece on cordials, we mistakenly referred to Campari as a French concoction, when any first-year bartender knows that the bright red bitters comes from Milan, Italy.’
- ‘He went inside and came back with a bottle of Campari and poured himself a generous helping.’
- ‘There was a big bowl of Greek salad too, to go with it all, along with Campari and plenty of wine, some of which we bought only days before as we toured a couple of wineries in Napa and Sonoma.’
- ‘In Italy, they serve Campari in a frozen glass, using very cold Campari, without ice and with a splash of soda.’
Named after the manufacturer.
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