The Americano is an International Bartenders Association official cocktail containing Campari, sweet vermouth and club soda. It is thought that the cocktail was first served in the 1860s in creator Gaspare Campari′s bar, Caffè Campari. An interesting fact: it was the first drink ordered by James Bond in Ian Fleming′s Casino Royale.
A Tipperary Cocktail is a Bijou with an Irish twist. Replace the gin with Irish Whisky to create this delicious cocktail.
The Black Russian cocktail is made of 5 parts vodka and 2 parts coffee liqueur. It is served simply over ice, in a short tumbler and originates from Brussels in Belgium.
The cocktail gets its name from the main ingredient - vodka, a typical Russian spirit and the blackness of the coffee liqueur.