How To Create This Refreshing Summer Drink: Classic Aperol Spritz
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How To Create This Refreshing Summer Drink: Classic Aperol Spritz

If you had to imagine your perfect summer day, what would it entail? Maybe a chill beach day or spontaneous rooftop moment? No matter the scene, there’s nothing like enjoying a refreshing and light cocktail to complete your summer vibes.

The Aperol Spritz has gained recent popularity as a social and celebratory drink. With its vibrant orange hue and low alcohol content, this classic beverage creates a crisp and thirst-quenching experience for any occasion.

How To Make The Classic Aperol Spritz


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If you’ve never had the chance to see what all the hype around this drink is about, it all comes down to the spritz’s signature ingredient, Aperol, an Italian liqueur known for its bitter orange flavor. Its bittersweet taste complements perfectly when combined with Prosecco and a splash of soda water, which adds a touch of sweetness and further lightens the drink.

This harmonious combination appeals to a wide range of palates and just might make you move your margaritas aside to make room for it in the next round.


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Sharing an Aperol Spritz with friends or loved ones creates a festive atmosphere, making it an ideal choice for summer parties or casual get-togethers. And if you’re looking to take your summer drink menu up a few notches, we’ve dropped the perfect recipe for your to recreate the classic Aperol Spritz on your own!

Classic Aperol Spritz Recipe

Here’s what you’ll need:

  • 3 parts Prosecco (chilled)
  • 2 parts Aperol liquer
  • 1 splash of soda water
  • Ice cubes
  • Orange slice (for garnish)


  1. Take a large wine glass and fill it with ice cubes.
  2. Pour 3 parts of chilled Prosecco into the glass.
  3. Add 2 parts of Aperol to the glass.
  4. Give the mixture a gentle stir with a long spoon or a cocktail stirrer to combine the Prosecco and Aperol.
  5. Add a splash of soda water to the glass. This helps to lighten the cocktail and adds a refreshing fizziness.
  6. Garnish your Aperol Spritz with an orange slice.
  7. Sip responsibility!

For a citrusy twist, substitute the Aperol with Limoncello, or create a sweet tropical Spritz perfect for the beach by replacing the soda water with pineapple juice and lime juice.

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