Roman Holiday Cocktail | John Cusimano
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Roman Holiday Cocktail | John Cusimano


  • 1 ½ ounces vodka

  • 1 ounce Campari 

  • ½ ounce simple syrup*

  • 1 ½ ounces grapefruit juice

  • Dash of grapefruit, rosemary and peppercorn bitters, optional

  • 1 ounce club soda

  • 2 rosemary sprigs, for garnish


Serves: 2

*For the simple syrup, combine 1 cup sugar and 1 cup water in a small saucepan and bring to a boil over medium heat. Simmer until the sugar is dissolved, then let cool to room temperature. Syrup will keep, tightly covered, in the refrigerator for up to 1 month. Makes about 1 ½ cups.

Add the vodka, Campari, simple syrup, grapefruit juice and bitters (if using) to a cocktail shaker. Add ice, shake and strain into two ice-filled Collins glasses. Top with club soda and garnish with rosemary sprigs.

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