Aperol Spritz

December 22, 2021
Aperol Spritz Bitter Italian Amaro Sparkling Champagne Prosecco Soda Water Orange Iced Cocktail

A classic Italian aperitivo, the Aperol Spritz was born in Venice 1920. The spritz is an Italian sparkling wine-based cocktail with the Italian bitters liqueur, Aperol. The Campari Spritz is a common variation and simply uses Campari instead, however, the flavors between the bitter liqueurs are considerably different.

This spritz is a great pre-meal drink to open the appetite, along with these other classic aperitivi, the Americano, Negroni Spagliato, and the Bicicletta.

Ingredients

1 oz AMARO, Aperol
2 oz SPARKLING WINE, brut or dry prosecco
1 oz SODA WATER, or to taste

Directions

1. Add ice to wine glass or rocks glass

2. Pour aperol, sparkling wine, and top of with soda water

3. Stir lightly and garnish with an orange slice

Presentation

Served: On The Rocks
Drinkware: Wine Glass
Mixed: Built
Garnish: Orange Slice
Flavors:
  • Sweet,
  • Bitter

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