a cocktail made with bitters, sweet vermouth, and soda water.
Contemporary Examples

They make a mean (read: strong) iced Americano and both healthy eaters and indulgers will be sated.
Gal with a Suitcase Jolie Hunt April 17, 2010

The pair was also reportedly serenaded by the jazz trio, Americano Social Club.
Anne Hathaway’s Wedding to Adam Schulman: Valentino Wedding Dress, Big Sur Celebration Isabel Wilkinson September 29, 2012

Historical Examples

I have not been so defied since another Americano del Norte defied me in this same room.
Astounding Stories of Super-Science, August 1930 Various

A stranger—an Americano from his dress and accent—was descending the rocks toward him.
The Story of a Mine Bret Harte

But don’t let my mother see him—an accursed heretic Americano, you know!
For the Soul of Rafael Marah Ellis Ryan

Her intent has nothing to do with that secret knowledge of the Americano!
The Treasure Trail Marah Ellis Ryan

When Mexican gentry begin hostilities, the innocent bystander gets the worst of it,––especially the Americano.
The Treasure Trail Marah Ellis Ryan

Was the Americano, of all men in the world, to be the one to supplant him?
Lone Pine R. B. (Richard Baxter) Townshend

The Americano—he who has had you carried here into the tent.
The Guerilla Chief Mayne Reid

The Americano senors are welcome ten thousand times to my field.
The Motor Boys Across the Plains Clarence Young


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