Rummy Roman Holiday

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 10 min
  • Active: 10 min
  • Yield: 1 serving
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1/2 to 3/4 cup simple syrup (see Cook's Note)

2 cups loosely packed fresh mint leaves, plus more sprigs for garnish 

2 cups amaro, such as Averna

2 cups dark rum 

2 cups sweet vermouth 

1 1/2 cups fresh lemon juice 

1/2 cup fresh orange juice, plus an orange wedge, for garnish 

Club soda, for topping off


  1. Put the simple syrup and mint leaves in a pitcher and muddle with a wooden spoon. Fill the pitcher with ice, then add the amaro, rum, sweet vermouth, lemon juice and orange juice. Pour into a tumbler filled with ice. Top with club soda and garnish with mint sprigs and the orange wedge.

Cook’s Note

Use 3/4 cup simple syrup if you prefer a sweeter drink or less if a tart drink is preferred.