It's the Official Negroni Week this week. Imbibe Magazine's Negroni Week is a week-long celebration during which bars and restaurants donate $1 or more from each Negroni sold charity. All week long, we will be featuring unique Negroni cocktails from around the country on this blog. To kick things off, the team at David Burke Kitchen will be featuring the following cocktails during Negroni Week. David Burke Kitchen’s charity is CityMeals on Wheels.

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Smoked Rosemary Negroni
In this cocktail, the charred rosemary and clove accent the richness of the classic Negroni cocktail.

Ingredients:
1.0 oz G'Vine Gin
1.0 oz Campari
1.0 oz Clove-Infused Punt e Mes (infuse 5 pieces of toasted clove in 1 quart of Vermouth)
0.5 oz Combier Pamplemousse
Rosemary Sprig

Directions:
Light and smoke Rosemary Sprig and set a snifter over the sprig until it burns out. Combine gin, Campari, Punt e Mes and Pamplemousse in a mixing glass. Stir for 30 seconds. Strain into smoked snifter glass. Garnish with the charred Rosemary and a flamed grapefruit peel.

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Salted Lemon Vanilla Negroni
This Negroni is perfect for an outdoor setting with a hint of brine and citrus.

Ingredients:
1.0 oz Plymouth Gin
1.0 oz Campari
1.0 oz Lillet Blanc
0.5 oz Brined-Vanilla Lemon (Marinate vanilla peel with a brine solution with vanilla essence)

Directions:
Add gin, Campari, Lillet Blanc, and brine in a mixing glass. Stir for 30 seconds. Strain into a rocks glass with ice. Garnish with brined lemon peel.

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SoHo Negroni
This is a version of the classic Negroni with a SoHo twist. It features textures of Campari and citrus with subtle notes of cherry.

Ingredients:
1.0 oz Hat Trick Gin
1.0 oz Carpano Antica
1.0 oz Campari
0.5 oz Cherry Heering
Campari Foam (2 eggs, 2 oz Simple Syrup, 2 oz Campari in a iSi Whipper)
Orange Dust (dehydrated orange zest)

Directions:
Add gin, Carpano, Campari, and Cherry Heering in a mixing glass. Stir for 30 seconds. Strain into Martini Glass. Garnish with Campari foam. Sprinkle with orange dust.

Photo credit: Dillon Burke
Recipes: David Burke Kitchen (Beverage Director Jason Galang and Head Bartender Max Blowers)