Campari is great neat, on the rocks or mixed with club soda, depending on your level of appreciation for its bitter finish. Proof: Varies from 43-57 proof (21.5-28.5% ABV) depending on country.
Can you drink Negroni straight?
There are two common ways to serve a Negroni: on the rocks, or straight up. To serve a Negroni straight up, combine the ingredients in a mixing glass and fill with ice. Stir well for 20 seconds, and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Twist a piece of orange peel over the drink, and use the twist as garnish.
Should you chill Campari?
Theres no need to refrigerate or freeze hard liquor whether its still sealed or already opened. Hard liquors like vodka, rum, tequila, and whiskey; most liqueurs, including Campari, St. Germain, Cointreau, and Pimms; and bitters are perfectly safe to store at room temperature.
Can you drink Negroni after dinner?
It is a drink one can have either before as an aperitivo or after dinner as a digestivo. I tend to have it before dinner with snacks like olives or other antipasti, but after a big feast (like say, Thanksgiving), it does the body good. The drink has a little of everything: sweet, bitter, booze.
Why does Campari taste like medicine?
One person will perceive a compound called PROP, which activates the bitter receptor called T2R38, as unbearably bitter, while to another person, PROP tastes like water, Stein explains. Camparis bitterness could explain other things, too, like why some people say Campari tastes like medicine.