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Classic Aperol Spritz

August  3, 2015
4.5 Stars
Photo by Gruppo Campari
Author Notes

Aperol Spritz is the perfect drink for sipping throughout the year, whether it’s the first drink on a balmy summer evening or on an autumnal afternoon - the sparkling, bitter-sweet taste makes it the ideal choice for any occasion. It's a fantastic serve to share with friends come rain or shine – creating a unique ‘Aperitivo Hour’ for all to enjoy. —X

  • Serves 6
  • 1 Chilled bottle of Prosecco
  • 1 Bottle of Aperol
  • 1 Chilled bottle of soda
  • 1 Bag of ice cubes
  • 1 Large orange, sliced
  • 6 Balloon glasses or large wine glasses
In This Recipe
  1. 1. Fill the glasses generously with cubed ice
  2. 2. First pour 3 Parts of Prosecco (75ml) over the ice
  3. 3. Then, pour 2Parts Aperol (50ml) into each glass in a circular movement
  4. 4. Finish with a dash of Soda (25ml)
  5. 5. Garnish with a slice of orange.

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1 Review

Chuck48 April 25, 2017
This is the perfect recipe for the Aperol Spritz. 3-2-1.
3 parts Prosecco, 2 parts Aperol, 1 part club soda.
For those who think that the club soda is non-essential, it keep the Aperol from sinking to the bottom. That's why the Aperol is always added last!.