Aperol Spritz: The Original Recipe

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What is Aperol Spritz, the orange drink

With its unmistakably orange color and fresh bittersweet taste, the Aperol Spritz cocktail adds an instantly iconic twist to every toast among friends.

Aperol Spritz Official Recipe
Approved by IBA


  • Ingredients
  • 3 parts of Prosecco D.O.C. (9cl)
  • 2 parts of Aperol (6cl)
  • 1 splash of soda (3cl)
  • 1 slide of orange


  1. Recipe
  2. Place ice cubes in a stemmed balloon glass.
  3. Pour 3 parts of Prosecco D.O.C. (9 cl).
  4. Follow by pouring 2 parts of Aperol (6 cl), and 1 ounce of soda (3cl).
  5. Slice an orange and use it as a garnish.
Tip and Tricks

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 (or 90ml Prosecco, 60ml Aperol, and 30ml soda).
Aperol Spritz is best served with ice, in a wine glass, garnished with a slice of orange, in good company.

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