25 Best Aperol Cocktails

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In the freezing winter season, these aperol cocktails make an excellent choice for staying warm.

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1. Tropical Rosé Aperol Spritz Cocktail

This is the ultimate summer drink!

It’s got a delicious blend of the sweet and fruity flavors of Aperol and a hint of citrus.

Pour it over ice, garnish with mint leaves, and enjoy.

You can adjust its taste to your liking by adjusting the amount of Aperol.

This drink is so good as is.

If you prefer something sweeter, you can add more juice or spirits to the mix.

I suggest using vodka orginata because they’re smooth and low-alcohol.

2. Creamy Sour Aperol Cocktail

This sour aperol cocktail is so good, you’ll want to make it every night of the week.

It has a rich, tart flavor that’s sure to please anyone who downs it.

Each sip will leave you feeling lighter and happier than the last.

It has the perfect balance of sweet and tart.

Plus, it has a bit of kick from the Aperol brandy.

That’s why I like this drink so much!

3. Aperol Cocktail With Tonic Water

Aperol is a bitter, peppery Italian liqueur.

It’s used more frequently in cocktails than any other liquor.

In this recipe, the drink is not only sweet but also has a bit of an alcohol kick to it.

It tastes pretty good with Tonic Water – both drinks are smooth and refreshing.

The best part about this cocktail is that it can be customized to your liking!

4. Cranberry Orange Aperol Spritz

This recipe is a great way to use up all those leftover cranberries and oranges.

The Aperol mix is sweet, citrusy, and awesomely fruity.

The orange juice provides a bit of natural sweetness for the bittersweet cranberry.

Spritz it over ice and serve it with a few pieces of fresh fruit.

5. Winter Aperol Spritz

This winter aperol spritz is just what you need to keep your mind off the cold.

It’s a blend of aperol liqueur, sweet vermouth, and lemon juice.

It’s incredibly refreshing and makes for the perfect cocktail on its own.

With this recipe, you get all of its goodness without any alcohol!

6. Aperol Limoncello Spritzer

Aperol limoncello spritzer is the perfect summer drink.

It’s a refreshing blend of tonic water, lemon, and Aperol.

This drink is perfect for sipping on during summer.

It’s just what you need to cool down!

It has a fresh and citrusy taste that’ll make you feel light and happy all over.

7. Aperol Cosmopolitan

Aperol cosmo is a heavenly cocktail made with an Italian liqueur, orange juice, and sparkling wine.

It’s a sweet, slightly tart drink that goes well with anything from warm brownies to ice cream.

If you love the taste of white wine but aren’t into drinking it straight, this recipe makes it easier to enjoy the flavors of Aperol.

Simply mix the liqueur with simple syrup or honey for a sweet and herby drink that tastes almost like white wine.

8. Aperol Spritz

This unique, sophisticated aperol spritz is a cocktail that’ll turn heads wherever you go.

The flavors are clean and clear, with just enough complexity to keep it interesting.

Plus, the ingredients list is pretty long (you’ll need 7).

But it takes only 5 minutes to whip up.

So don’t let its impressive ingredients list deter you! It’s worth the effort.

It’s still light and refreshing, but I think it tastes better when served on the rocks.

You can also make it with mint instead of basil.

The flavors are all there.

9. Aperol Sour

This cocktail is inspired by the classic Aperol Spritz, but it’s got an added dose of Aperol.

It features 3-4 ounces of Aperol, lemon juice, and simple syrup for a zingy, tart drink that’ll make your palate tingle.

10. Autumn Aperol Spritz

This recipe is the perfect way to start off your autumn with a fruity Aperol spritz.

It’s light and refreshing, and I think you’ll love it.

It’s Philadelphia creamery style, meaning you can use whatever brand of Aperol you prefer.

But if you go that route, be sure to check out recipes like this one that uses applesauce instead of cream.

This drink isn’t just fruity but also intensely balanced.

11. Aperol Tequila Twist

This recipe is a mash-up of the classic Aperol Spritz, a refreshing cocktail made with orange juice and an aromatic pear brandy.

But instead of using orange juice, this recipe calls for Aperol.

So it’s a sweet and sour twist on the classic.

It’s best served in a tall glass full of ice because you want that intense kick of tequila to come through.

12. Aperol Negroni Cocktail

If you love Negronis but can’t stomach the taste, then you’re in luck because this recipe is perfect for you.

It’s a very tasty and reasonably priced cocktail that has a lot of depth.

Also, it’s almost foolproof to make, which means if you ever wanted to try something new but didn’t want to burn your tongue, this is the recipe for you.

This cocktail has an unbelievably) rich flavor profile and is one of my all-time favorite drinks.

(It also pairs well with grilled meat.)

13. Paloma Aperol Spritz

Just when you think Spanish spritzes couldn’t get any better, this one takes it up a notch.

The combination of Aperol and prosecco is the perfect balance for a refreshing cocktail.

This drink will definitely make you feel like you are on holiday in sunny Italy!


14. Apple Cider Aperol Spritz

This recipe is all about the apple cider.

It’s made with a ton of fall-flavored ingredients and is so light and refreshing!

This drink is full of crisp apples, cinnamon, ginger, and lemon.

It’s sweetened lightly with Aperol or another brand of an Italian liqueur.

It’s one of my favorite drinks to make on fall evenings when I want something a little more special.

15. Maple Bourbon Aperol Spritz

This sweet and boozy cocktail is made with brandy, Aperol, and maple syrup.

It’s a great way to start the night because it will leave you feeling very warm and fuzzy.

The flavors of bourbon and Aperol combine for such an amazing taste.

It’s super rich, but not too heavy-handed.

It’s not too boozy or overly sweet either.

16. Bourbon Aperol Cocktails

You can’t go wrong with a good Aperol spritzer when you need something boozy.

And this one is definitely my new favorite.

It contains Aperol and Pisco, two flavorful but very different brandy/gin alternatives.

Pisco is the classic gin-based cocktail that will take your taste buds on a tangy journey of flavors.

Aperol is sweet and citrusy, making it perfect for the pisco.

Serve this drink in a snifter glass and top with a slice of lemon for an elegant drink that’s just plain refreshing.

17. Aperol Americano Cocktail

This recipe is a classic Americano, but it’s made with Aperol instead of vodka.

The Aperol is a wine-like Italian liqueur that tastes great in drinks.

It has an herbal taste, and unlike other alcohol-based liqueurs like Grand Marnier, this one doesn’t have any bitterness or astringency.

If you love the flavor of Aperol in cocktails, then this drink is a must-try.

You can even make your own Aperol using white grapefruit juice and simple syrup!

18. Trouble In Paradise

Trouble in paradise is a phenomenal dessert that’s bursting with tropical flavors.

Made with pineapple and mango, it’s topped with coconut and sprinkles of fun colored dried fruits.

It’s a sweet, refreshing treat perfect for summer.

Plus, it only takes 20 minutes to make!

19. Tropical Aperol Bourbon Cocktail

This tropical cocktail calls for a glass of Punt e Mes to start things off perfectly sweet.

Then, it gets a citrus kick from Aperol Spritz and a little bit more spice from blood orange juice.

The bourbon flavor is subtle, but I find it adds something extra special with the sweet notes from the Aperol.

If you’re looking for a great way to use up some of that leftover Bloody Mary mix, try making this cocktail!

20. Aperol And Soda Cocktail

This aperol and soda cocktail is surprisingly refreshing, and you can make it in less than 20 minutes.

You’ll add orange juice and a dash of Aperol to a mixer along with simple syrup.

Then, you’ll stir some ice cubes into the mix and pour the mixture over ice.

To get the best flavor, you’ll want to use only fresh juices because artificial sweeteners can ruin things.

It may sound complicated, but it’s actually pretty easy if you have an immersion blender!

21. Pineapple Princess

If the name doesn’t hook you, the sound will.

This drink is so fruity, it’s a little bit like getting a kid-sized slice of pineapple on some ice.

It also offers a tiny hint of rum to amp up the sweetness and hit that sweet spot.

(I mean, just look at this masterpiece!)

With all those ingredients – orange juice, pineapple, vodka – it only takes 15 minutes to make!

22. Rosemary Bourbon Lemonade

This bourbon lemonade is the perfect summer drink.

It’s light and delicious, and it’s got a fresh and zesty flavor that’ll delight any palate.

The rosemary adds a light herbal touch, while the sweetened lemon juice brings a refreshing kick.

Everything about this drink is fantastic.

And best of all, you can make it in only ten minutes!

How can you beat that?

23. Gin Aperol Cocktail

Gin Aperol is a much lighter, more natural version of Aperol.

It’s made by blending Aperol with orange liqueur.

You can use it to make an amazing cocktail or just enjoy it on its own.

With the combination of tart and citrusy flavors, this drink will definitely get you feeling bright and happy!

24. Southern Peach Cocktail

Take your peach cocktail game to the next level with this southern peach cocktail recipe.

Sweet and juicy, it’s a fruity delight that’s perfect for summer.

Featuring peaches, gin, lemon juice, simple syrup, and more – this is how you make a southern peach cocktail!

The sweet and tart combination of flavors will leave you feeling refreshed after every sip.

If you love cocktails but want to take them up a few notches (and who doesn’t ?), give this recipe a try.

It features the classic cocktail ingredients in an easy-to-make alcohol-free beverage that can be enjoyed any time of day.

25. Winter Jasmine Cocktail

This is a sweet and tangy drink that’s great for celebrating the season.

It’s like a combination of a mojito, daiquiri, and sangria in one glass.

It has sweetness from the pineapple juice and cinnamon liqueur, but it also includes lime juice to give it some zestiness.

The best part about this cocktail is how easy it is to make.

It only requires five ingredients to make!

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Aperol Spritz

This unique, sophisticated aperol spritz is a cocktail that’ll turn heads wherever you go.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 1


  • 3 ounces prosecco
  • 2 ounces Aperol
  • 1 ounce club soda
  • Garnish: orange slice


  • A wine glass with ice should have prosecco, Aperol, and club soda added. Stir well.
  • Add an orange slice as a garnish.



Sodium: 6mgPotassium: 1mgCalcium: 1mg
Keyword Aperol Spritz
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