Aperol Spritz – A Flavorful Classic

You can’t go wrong with this classic Aperol spritz recipe. You’ll be sipping this bittersweet summer drink in a matter of minutes!

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Aperol originates from Italy but is famous all over the world, and we can see why. Besides its unmistakable bittersweet taste, its vibrant orange appearance brightens your day!

Aperol Spritz Recipe

The Aperol spritz is an aperitif, which means it’s usually consumed right before dinner. Its taste matches perfectly with many small snacks, but it can also be consumed as a well-deserved drink after a long day at the office!

We believe that “the spritz” is so popular because it only consists of 3 ingredients: Aperol, prosecco, and club soda. The saying “less is more” really applies to this orange drink!

Aperol Spritz Glass
The Aperol Spritz always stands out because of its bright color!

Tips for Making the Classic Aperol Spritz

Check out the tips we’ve listed for you to make your drink even tastier!

  • This Aperol drink is best when served ice cold, so make sure to chill your prosecco and club soda.
  • If you ran out of prosecco, no worries! Dry white sparkling wine will also do.

Other Aperol Drinks You Might Like

Since Aperol is such a versatile drink, the possibilities are endless! Take a look at our other Aperol drinks:

Classic Aperol Spritz

Aperol Spritz Ingredients

Like we mentioned before, the Aperol spritz only has a few ingredients. The ingredients listed below are based on one drink, but you can simply multiply the amounts if you’re having people over!

This recipe yields one glass of 11 ounces (330 milliliters).

  • 3 ounces (90 milliliters) Aperol
  • 3 ounces (90 milliliters) prosecco
  • 2 ounces (60 milliliters) club soda
  • 2 slices of orange 
  • Ice cubes

How to Make an Aperol Spritz

Now, let’s get to business and make ourselves a drink or two. Your drinks will be ready in a matter of minutes!

First off, fill your glass with a handful of ice cubes. Now pour the Aperol into your cocktail glass. We’re halfway there already, easy, isn’t it?

Next, gently pour the prosecco into the glass and top it off with the club soda. Feel free to change the amount of club soda you use, based on your preference. 

Grab a slice of orange and use it to decorate your glass. We like to add a slice or two in the glass to enhance the fruity taste. 

Sit back, relax, and let your taste buds do the work! Enjoy your drink, salute!

Aperol Spritz Glass

Aperol Spritz

Yield: 1
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

You can’t go wrong with this classic Aperol spritz recipe. You’ll be sipping this bittersweet summer drink in a matter of minutes!

Ingredients

  • 3 ounces (90 milliliters) Aperol
  • 3 ounces (90 milliliters) prosecco
  • 2 ounces (60 milliliters) club soda
  • 2 slices of orange
  • Ice cubes

Instructions

  1. Fill a glass with a handful of ice cubes.
  2. Pour the Aperol into your glass
  3. Next, gently pour the prosecco into the glass and top it off with the club soda
  4. Garnish your drink with 2 slices of orange
  5. Enjoy your drink!
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 1 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 295Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 7mgCarbohydrates: 37gFiber: 1gSugar: 34gProtein: 0g

Disclaimer: Nutrition information is automatically generated by Nutritionix. Actual nutrition values may differ.

This recipe has been developed entirely by A Couple of Sips. Any resemblance to other recipes is purely coincidental.

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