With Amaro Santoni, a rhubarb-based product of Tuscan origin, color becomes the protagonist of new summer cocktails tinged with glamour.
These four cocktail recipes are easy to make and fun to serve for an ideal start to a long summer’s evening.
The Meditation in a Bottle
Pink, declined in its hottest shade of peach, is the color scheme at the center of summer 2023, and drinks based on Amaro Santoni, with the characteristic red and orange hues of its precious botanicals, also follow fashion trends on the color front. A new and original way of drinking, which goes beyond the usual concept of after-dinner bitters, for those who love fresh taste with style.
A high-quality product made from 34 botanicals, Amaro Santoni is made by infusing natural ingredients. Its flavor is bittersweet, identified by citrus notes, olive leaf, iris flower and, of course, rhubarb.
The taste is delicate, with medium-intense spicy, herbaceous and floral notes, followed by bitter sensations;with tonic and an ice cube, it expresses a harmony of fresh flavors, enlivened by the unique and unmistakable hint of rhubarb and flower bouquets.
Its bottle, too, is a touch of finesse, from which its membership in the world of nature’s colors and the exuberance of the summer season is clear. Because of its versatility, it is suitable for creating elegant and original cocktails and twists, with seductive notes both on the nose and palate, as well as light drinks, thanks to its moderate alcohol content of 16 degrees.
Santoni Spritz, the rhubarb variant of the Spritz
Santoni Spritz is very floral in flavor, the rhubarb taste remains present thanks to prosecco, whose bubbles balance this drink. Topping it with an olive, such as a green Nocellara olive, is not secondary because its saltiness makes it a perfect aperitif.
Arrange ice in a tulip-shaped wine glass, pour Amaro Santoni and prosecco and garnish with an olive.
Negroni Rosa, elegant scents of summer
Negroni Rosa is an interpretation of the classic Florentine cocktail: Amaro Santoni brings a delicacy of flavors to this variation, for its bittersweet taste in which the aroma of rhubarb stands out.
In a tumbler put ice and grapes, pour ingredients and stir with a bar spoon.
Santoni & Tonica, a sip of amber
Amaro Santoni with added tonic is an evolution of the more common Gin & Tonic, a refreshing and moderately alcoholic drink. It is a very simple cocktail to make, and perfect for enjoying at different times of the day.
Santoni’s variation has a hibiscus aftertaste with clove aroma. The garnish with blood orange slice gives a very important citric touch.
Arrange ice cubes in a tall cocktail glass, pour Amaro Santoni, tonic water and stir. Garnish with a slice of orange.
Santoni Sgroppino, elegant aromas of summer
Santoni Sgroppino is both a drink and a spirited dessert with the kick of prosecco. The taste of rhubarb is balanced with the lemon flavor, perfect on warm summer evenings.
In a coupette place the lemon sorbet, pour in the ingredients, stir lightly and consume by the spoonful.