Rosé Aperol Spritz Cocktail

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Rosé Aperol spritz is my favorite cocktail on a hot summer day. It offers a fun spin on the classic Italian cocktail, swapping Prosecco for your favorite sparkling Rosé.

A Rosé Aperol Spritz Cocktail next to an Aperol bottle.

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Why you’ll love this recipe

  • Refreshing cocktail: This sparkling Rosé Aperol spritz is a classic cocktail that’s perfect for hot summer days.
  • Stylish: This vibrant drink not only tastes great but looks fabulous in a wine glass, making it an ideal choice for social media-worthy moments.
  • Versatile: The combination of sparkling rosé and Aperol creates a cocktail that’s perfect for Valentine’s Day, date night, and weddings during the summer months.
  • Well-balanced: The bitterness of the Aperol complements the fruity sparkling Rosé, resulting in a well-balanced cocktail.

Ingredients

Ingredients to make a Rosé Aperol Spritz Cocktail.

Sparkling rosé: Traditional Aperol spritz uses Prosecco but this recipe uses a dry sparkling Rosé. You can also opt for a Rosé Champagne (Brut). Make sure to use a cold Rosé with plenty of fizz.

Aperol: This Italian bitter liquor adds blood orange flavor to this Rosé cocktail.

Club soda: Also known as soda water or sparkling water. Make sure it’s chilled.

Orange: Add fresh orange slices or blood orange slices to garnish your summer cocktail and add extra flavor.

Tips

  • Chilled ingredients: Ensure your sparkling rosé is well chilled to keep the drink refreshing.
  • Garnish adds flavor: The orange slice adds a burst of citrusy flavor; use a fresh slice for the best taste.
  • Ratios matter: Maintain the balance between the sparkling rosé, Aperol, and soda water for the perfect spritz.

Serving

Serve in a wine glass or large stemmed glass to showcase the drink’s elegance and keep the drink cool. Garnish with a few fresh orange or blood orange slices.

Three Rosé Spritz Cocktails.

Variations

Extra juicy: Add some fresh orange juice or blood orange juice for an extra splash of fruitiness.

Citrus: Swap the orange slices with grapefruit, lime, or lemon slices for a citrus kick. Add a squeeze of lime juice or a little bit of grapefruit juice for some extra bitterness.

All out: Omit the soda water with extra Rosé champagne.

FAQ

Can I use simple syrup to sweeten the cocktail?

While it’s not a traditional ingredient, 1/2 oz of simple syrup or Rosé syrup can be added if you prefer a sweeter taste.

What’s the origin of the Aperol Spritz?

The classic Aperol Spritz originated in Northern Italy and has become a classic cocktail worldwide.

A Rosé Aperol Spritz Cocktail next to an Aperol bottle.

Rosé Aperol Spritz Cocktail

Caro Jensen
Rosé Aperol spritz is my favorite cocktail on a hot summer day. It offers a fun spin on the classic Italian cocktail, swapping Prosecco for your favorite sparkling Rosé.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 2 minutes
Course Drinks
Cuisine American, Italian
Servings 1 serving
Calories 199 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 oz Aperol chilled
  • 3 oz sparkling Rosé wine or Rosé Champagne, chilled
  • 1 oz soda water chilled
  • 2 oz orange slices

Instructions
 

  • Fill a wine glass with ice cubes.
  • Pour in the sparkling rosé followed by the Aperol.
    2 oz orange slices
  • Add a splash of soda water.
    1 oz soda water
  • Garnish with fresh orange slices.
    3 oz sparkling Rosé wine
  • Give it a gentle stir to combine the flavors. Enjoy!

Notes

For more tips on how to make this Rosé Aperol Spritz, check out the cream-colored box in the article.

Nutrition

Calories: 199kcalCarbohydrates: 8gProtein: 1gFat: 0.1gSaturated Fat: 0.01gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.01gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.01gSodium: 12mgPotassium: 179mgFiber: 1gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 128IUVitamin C: 30mgCalcium: 32mgIron: 0.4mg
Keyword Baby Shower, Bridal Shower, Brunch, New Year’s Eve, Valentine’s Day
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