kahm-PAH-ree] A popular bitter Italian aperirif, which is often mixed with soda. It`s also consumed without a mixer and used in some COCKTAILS. Regular Campari has an astringent, bittersweet flavor; sweet Campari is also available.
This bitter apéritif with its distinctive brilliant red color and pungent quinine flavor has seemingly become the national drink of Italy. It is frequently drunk with soda or tonic water and is an essential ingredient for several cocktails such as the Negroni and the Americano.