Mela d'Alba

Main Liqueur Campari
Difficulty Easy
Technique Built

If you are after a spicy, rich and bittersweet variation on a Negroni then the apple brandy–based cocktail, Mela d’Alba (or Apple Brandy negroni is for you. Now the trick with this, is to use Bonded Apple Brandy, not just Applejack, ’cause you want the strong stuff.


  • 2 oz. 60ml Bonded Apple Brandy
  • 1 oz. 30ml Sweet Vermouth
  • 1 oz. 30ml Campari
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Add apple brandy, sweet vermouth, and Campari to an ice-filled Old Fashioned glass. Stir until well chilled, about 15 seconds.


Lemon twist, for garnish

More about this cocktail

Created by Andrew Friedman of Liberty Bar in Seattle

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