by XuCharles on Apr 25, 2023
The Aperol Spritz, also known as the Spritz Veneziano, is an Italian classic that has an iconic bitter-sweetness that comes from the apéritif from which the drink gets its name: Aperol. It's a bright red liqueur that is made with flavoral, herbal ingredients that has a distinct taste that might remind you of burnt orange and tart rhubarb. After hearing those flavor notes it is probably immediately obvious why, when paired with prosecco and a bit of soda water, it makes an amazing cocktail to drink in the warmer months.
2 oz. Aperol
3 oz. prosecco
1 splash of soda water (about 1 oz)
Orange slice, for garnish
- Step 1Fill a wine glass with ice and let chill for 30 seconds. Pour in Aperol, Prosecco and soda water. Give it a few stirs to combine then garnish with an orange.
Cocktails are best enjoyed right after making and do not work as a make-ahead drink because the soda will go flat.
If you tried this classic cocktail, let us know how it came out in the comments below!
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