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Negroni: The Trendy Cocktail That's Been Around for 100 Years

As cocktail trends delve deeper and deeper into an appreciation of spirits with the knowledge of the history of bartending, the Negroni has resurfaced as a new favorite among enthusiasts and bartenders alike. It's likely by this time that you've seen a Negroni on the menu at one of your favorite hangouts, and there are plenty of reasons the nearly 100-year-old cocktail is making a comeback. Think of it like the gin drinker's Manhattan or a cousin to the martini -- this bitter, liquor-forward aperitif might take some getting used to, but if you're anything like us, you'll be hooked for life after two Negronis.

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Heather Hoch is a music, food, and arts writer based in Tucson. She enjoys soup, scotch, Electric Light Orchestra, and walking her dog, Frodo.
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