Leopold Bros. Makes a Natural Campari Alternative

June 25, 2015

Check out this fancy new Campari alternative.

Campari, the cherry red bitter Italian aperitif liqueur lauded by bartenders equally for its cocktail versatility as well as its sipability when mixed with soda water, graces just about every respectable bartop in this country. And with its unique bittersweet, citrusy, herbal profile, Campari has dominated the market on sunset-colored aperitifs, until now.

Recently, hip Denver distillery Leopold Bros.—known for their modern interpretations of classic European spirits and liqueurs (triple sec, maraschino, fernet)—released the first Campari-esque beverage to be made stateside.

Founder Todd Leopold first tested a homemade version of Campari…