Cinzano and Lime

Cinzano’s site is all Flash, and next to useless. They did, once the craplet loaded, have some worthwhile suggestions about what to do with this bottle of Cinzano Extra Dry.

Cinzano suggested drinking their extra dry vermouth with lime.

Cinzano Extra Dry with Muddled Lime, Sugar, and Ginger Ale


  • 3 parts Cinzano Extra Dry
  • 1/2 fresh lime, cut in cubes
  • 3 parts ginger ale
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • Crushed ice


Muddle the lime in a highball glass and add sugar and crushed ice. Add Cinzano Extra Dry and ginger ale. Stir.

Cinzano Extra Dry with Lime


  • 1 part Cinzano Extra Dry
  • 1 part fresh lime juice
  • 1 part soda water


Stir the above together in a rocks glass.

I used 1 lime, 3 tsp. sugar, 3 oz. of Cinzano, and 3 oz. of soda water.