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Five ways to celebrate Negroni Week in Chicago

Written by
Elizabeth Atkinson

It's time to map out your week of guilt-free imbibing, Chicago. Negroni Week is back. Today through June 11, bars all over the city will honor the classic bitter cocktail and give back. Check out a few of the most creative takes on the summer-ready sipper plus where a portion of proceeds will go. 

PB&J Negroni at il Porcellino: For an after-school twist on the adult beverage, il Porcellino is adding a special PB&J Negroni to the menu this week (in addition to four mainstay negronis). The cocktail mixes peanut-infused gin, red berry jam Campari and toasted pecan bitters. Charity: Greater Chicago Food Depository

Coconut Negroni Slushie at Drumbar: We're suckers for hanging out on a rooftop. Toss in a slushie, and it's a no-brainer. This week Drumbar is serving up a frosty mix of Campari, coconut and lemon. Charity: Negroni Week charity share

Negroni Sorbet at Otto Mezzo: Otto Mezzo is partnering with Black Dog Gelato to offer a special boozy sorbet for the week. The cooling treat is perfect for a nightcap, combining gin, Campari and Rosso Antico. Charity: Share Cancer Support

Vol. 39 Negroni at Vol. 39: Drawing inspiration from a muse head bartender Jess Lambert says enjoys a cigar, Vol. 39's classic cocktail is finished with cinnamon smoke from Palo Santo wood. Charity: No Kid Hungry

Negroni at Tiny Lounge: Sometimes it's best to stick with a classic—Tiny Lounge is serving their negroni with gin, Campari and Noilly Prat sweet vermouth. Charity: Paws Chicago 

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