Move aside, dark liquor—this season’s favorite cocktail, the Negroni, has a rosier outlook.
The Negroni menu at Pammy’s soars with three versions of the libation. Sip on this light, bright cocktail made with aged rum, Punt e Mes, and grapefruit-Campari soda in the warm glow of dim lights. 928 Massachusetts Ave., pammyscambridge.com
This Cambridge restaurant features a weekly “chalkboard Negroni” by head bartender Charles Coykendall. The mixologist stirs up Negroni rifts such as one made with Short Path gin, Punt e Mes, Cappelletti Aperitivo, and Calabrian chili oil fat-washed mezcal. 1 Bennett St., benedettocambridge.com
You know that when Jackson Cannon is behind the bar the results are going to be really good. That’s why we are sure you’ll love his take on a Negroni, made with Smith & Cross rum, strawberry-infused Campari, and Cinzano Rosso. It’s the perfect summer twist on an old classic. 500A Commonwealth Ave., thehawthornebar.com
This South End boite’s cicchetti pair perfectly with mixologist John Benevides’ version of
the Negroni: Greylock Gin, Alessio Vermouth di Torino Rosso, Vermouth del Professore Rosso, and Campari. Benevides blends the two vermouths to give the cocktail a layer of complexity. 669 Columbus Ave., srvboston.com