Your New Summer Cocktail: The Collinzano
July 11, 2011
[Elaine] in cocktail

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!


The Collinzano


For a printable recipe, click here

makes two drinks



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


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