The New Home Negroni – Charles Deetz’s Sophisticated Housewarming Cocktail

In the quirky and darkly comedic world of “Beetlejuice,” Charles Deetz stands out as the somewhat frazzled but well-meaning father who moves his family into a new home, unaware of its ghostly inhabitants. With the same sense of adventure but a craving for a quieter life, we’ve designed a cocktail that embodies Charles’s character: The New Home Negroni.

The Experience

Just like Charles Deetz, this New Home Negroni is complex yet approachable. The gin serves as a strong foundation, representing the stability Charles seeks in his new home. The Campari adds a layer of complexity and a touch of bitterness, symbolizing the challenges that come with a fresh start. Sweet vermouth softens the edges, adding a hint of optimism. Finally, the orange peel garnish adds a zesty kick, reminding us that every new beginning comes with its own set of surprises.

Why This Cocktail Works

The New Home Negroni is more than just a delicious drink; it’s a narrative in a glass. It encapsulates Charles Deetz’s character journey in “Beetlejuice,” from his initial excitement about a new home to the complex reality of his situation. The cocktail’s balanced flavors make it a perfect choice for those who appreciate the nuances of life’s new chapters, much like Charles himself.

So whether you’re celebrating a new home, facing the challenges of a big move, or simply enjoying a quiet evening after a chaotic day, Charles Deetz’s New Home Negroni offers a moment of sophisticated respite. It’s a cocktail that encourages you to pause, reflect, and savor the complexity and sweetness of life’s new beginnings.

Charles Deetz's New Home
Calories: 164kcal
Prep Time: 4 minutes
Total Time: 4 minutes
Charles Deetz's New Home Negroni captures the spirit of new beginnings. Crafted with gin for a solid foundation, Campari for complexity, and sweet vermouth for a dash of optimism, this cocktail is a nuanced mix of flavors. The orange peel garnish adds a final zesty touch, echoing the surprises that come with every new chapter in life. Whether you're celebrating a new home or simply taking a moment to unwind, this Negroni serves as a sophisticated companion to life's ever-changing circumstances. Cheers to new adventures!


  • 1 oz Gin
  • 1 oz Campari
  • 1 oz Sweet Vermouth
  • Orange Peel for garnish


  • Add all ingredients to a mixing glass with ice.
  • Stir well and strain into a glass.
  • Garnish with an orange peel.

Estimated Nutrition:

Calories: 164kcal (8%)Carbohydrates: 9g (3%)Protein: 0.02gSodium: 0.3mgPotassium: 1mgIron: 0.01mg
CourseBeverage, Cocktail, Drinks
CuisineBeverage, Cocktail, Drinks
KeywordBeverage, Cocktail, Drink

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