Bright red and bittersweet, the Americano was born as the "Milano-Torino" at Caffè Camparino in the 1860's (the Campari came from Milan, the sweet vermouth from Turin). The cocktail eventually became known as the Americano due to its popularity with American expats during prohibition.
La Moretta - 1 oz. mezcal 1 oz. blanco tequila 1 oz. fresh grapefruit juice ½ oz. fresh lime juice ½ oz. diluted agave (1:1) ½ oz. Campari 1 dash chili tincture 2 drops smoked sea salt solution club soda Tools: shaker tin, strainer Glass: Collins Garnish: lime wedge Rim a Collins glass with a combination of smoked paprika, sugar and sea salt. Combine all ingredients except seltzer in a shaker tin with ice. Strain into a Collins glass over fresh ice. Top with soda and garnish.