Aperol Spritz, the original recipe
Light that Orange Spark!
What is Aperol Spritz, the orange drink
Its unmistakably orange color and fresh bittersweet taste brighten up every toast amongst friends. Everything else is brought to the table by the inner lighthearted mood of Aperol Spritz cocktail during spontaneous get-togethers that spark nothing but good vibes.
Aperol Spritz Official Recipe
Approved by IBA
- 3 parts of Prosecco D.O.C. (9cl)
- 2 parts of Aperol (6cl)
- 1 splash of soda (3cl)
- 1 slide of orange
- Place ice cubes in a stemmed balloon glass.
- Pour 3 parts of Prosecco D.O.C. (9 cl).
- Follow by pouring 2 parts of Aperol (6 cl), and 1 ounce of soda (3cl).
- Slice an orange and use it as a garnish.
Tips & Tricks
Making the perfect Aperol Spritz is as easy as 3-2-1. That’s a ratio of 3 parts Prosecco, 2 parts Aperol, 1 part soda water. If you’re measuring, that’s 90ml Prosecco, 60ml Aperol, 30ml soda. If you’re not measuring, just pour and judge by the colour.
Aperol Spritz is best served with ice, in a large wine glass, garnished with a slice of orange, in good company.
What to Eat With Aperol Spritz
The ritual born in Veneto sees the Aperol Spritz aperitivo served with some traditional snacks called “cicchetti”. Although, throughout the years Aperol Spritz drink became a versatile drink suitable to different type of food and moments, from a quick toast at aperitivo time to those relaxed brunches we’d all love to have on weekends.
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