Campari Soda

 

Q MixersThis week’s cocktail is sponsored by (and features) Q Soda – the soda water made by a craft mixer company we really like – Q Drinks.

They use high quality ingredients and carefully craft each mixer to just the right carbonation level. I highly recommend it for your next two-part cocktail!

Thanks again to Q Drinks for supporting A Bar Above!

 

One of the Simplest Classics

The Campari Soda is such a beautiful drink. It is just as comfortable sitting on a poolside cabana table as it is sitting by the fire on a snowy evening. It’s bright, bitter, beautiful, and always in good taste.

And yet it’s another drink that’s plagued by “plastic bottle” mixers. Campari is carefully crafted, following a century of tradition. Isn’t it worth choosing something a little more thoughtfully made to share the glass?

 

Just a Hint

This Campari Soda features (our partner) Q Drinks’ Soda Water. When we first received the sample I was a bit surprised to see Soda Water included among their craft mixers. Isn’t sparkling water just … well… sparkling water?

Upon tasting it, I’ll admit, it’s different. The carbonation is just right – not so sparkling that it jumps straight up your nose and not so weak that you forget its there. Likewise there’s actually a slight hint of saltiness in the water. It works beautifully alongside the Campari, highlighting and rounding out the flavor without tasting “salty”.

 

Different. Better.

I never really thought about the soda water part of my Campari Soda before, but after tasting this one I’ve realized it’s worth some attention – I was surprised at the difference it made.

 

 

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Campari Soda
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It’s just a really, really good Campari Soda
    Campari Soda
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    It’s just a really, really good Campari Soda
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      Instructions
      1. Add the Campari and ice to a bucket or Collins glass
      2. Top with soda water.
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