Aperol is an Italian apéritif made of botanicals including gentian, rhubarb and cinchona. It is the softer, more subtle version of it’s big brother, Campari – the same sugar content, less bitter flavours and half the alcohol content.

Aperol is commonly used in cocktails but none as popular as the Aperol Spritz, a delicious mix of Aperol, prosecco and soda.

Devils Soul Cocktail
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Devil’s Soul

Gary Regan first published Ted Kilgore’s Devil’s Soul cocktail in his book, 101 Best New Cocktails 2012. It's truly an unusual mix of ingredients with spicy rye whiskey, smoky mezcal, 2 amaros and a floral elderflower liquer - but…

Paper Plane Cocktail
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Paper Plane (with Amaro Nonino)

The Paper Plane is a creation of Australian bartender Sam Ross (creator of the Penicillin Cocktail). It was first created in 2007 at the Violet Hour in Chicago and originally called for Campari.…

Ratterwick Punch Recipe
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Ratterwick Punch

The Ratterwick Punch features complimentary ingredients including gin, Aperol and fresh grapefruit for a subtlety bitter yet refreshing cocktail.…

Ruby Cocktail Recipe
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Ruby Cocktail

The Ruby cocktail was created by Tony Abou-Ganim - a professional bartender and author of numerous beverage-related books including Vodka Distilled (in which this cocktail is featured).…

Paper Plane Cocktail
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Paper Plane (variation)

The Paper Plane cocktail was first created back in 2007 by Sam Ross. He is also well known for making the smoky Penicillin cocktail. The cocktail was served at both the Violet Hour bar in Chicago and Milk &…

Adriatique Cocktail Recipe
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The Adriatique cocktail is a rich, vibrant and citrusy aperitif. It's a low ABV cocktail that is full of flavour. The Montenegro and Aperol accentuate the citrusy, orange notes of the drink.…

Unusual Negroni Recipe
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Unusual Negroni

The Unusual Negroni is a more approachable, mellow version of a classic Campari-based Negroni.Aperol displays bitter orange and grapefruit notes that compliment the Lillet Blanc's honeyed-citrus flavours.…

Naked and Famous Cocktail
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Naked and Famous

The Naked and Famous cocktail is "the bastard love child of a classic Last Word and a Paper Plane, conceived in the mountains of Oaxaca.". First created at the well renowned New York City bar, Death & Co.…

Aperol Spritz Recipe
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Aperol Spritz

The Aperol Spritz is a popular summer drink! Aperol's grapefruit notes and subtle bitterness compliment the bubbly, sweeter style prosecco.…