Doesn't this look refreshing? While we were in Chicago for our son's graduation last month, we ate at an Italian restaurant which served a cocktail that I had never heard of. I was curious because it contained Aperol, the Italian liquor that I wrote about previously. This cocktail is delicious and just right for an evening on the patio!
For a printable recipe, click here
makes two drinks
- 2 ounces freshly squeezed lime juice
- 1 ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
- 1 ounce Aperol
- 3 ounces Gin
- Club Soda
- lemon or limes for garnish
Fill a cocktail shaker with crushed ice. Add lemon juice, lime juice, Aperol and Gin. Shake. Strain into a cocktail glass filled with ice. Add a generous splash of club soda. Garnish with lemon or lime.
tip: make sure the lemons and limes are room temperature so they are easier to squeeze.
Read about the Italian liquor Aperol here