Cocktail Aperol Squirt

Cocktail Aperol Squirt

One of the most fashionable drinks in Europe is the Aperol Squirt cocktail. Its classic composition includes three parts of Prosecco sparkling dry wine produced in Italy, two parts of the Italian Aperol liqueur with an aroma of oranges and a bitter aftertaste, one part of soda or another soda. This drink has a unique taste and aroma, it is very refreshing in the heat. Thanks to the popularity of the cocktail in Italy, they even began to produce it in finished form and sell it in small bottles. To enjoy this cult drink, it is not necessary to go to Italy or visit the trendy bar. Having at your disposal the Aperol bitter, you can make a popular cocktail at home, especially since its recipe has many variations.

Cooking Features

Liquor "Aperol" has a complex composition, which is known to very few people. It has been established that the drink is drawn on sweet and bitter oranges, Greek woman, rhubarb, cinchona fruits and other vegetable raw materials. Its strength is only 11 degrees, but it is rarely drunk in its pure form. More often, an unusual bitter is used to make an even lighter cocktail.

The canonical recipe for the cocktail “Aperol Syringe” does not exist. The above proportions are considered classic, but they are often violated. It is permissible to replace Prosecco wines with other types of sparkling wines, diluting them not only with soda, but also with other non-alcoholic beverages. With all the differences in the recipes of the popular cocktail, its preparation is based on several general principles.

  • Cocktail is poured into wine glasses on a high thin leg that you want to pre-cool. It is acceptable to use tall or cone-shaped cocktail glasses, tumblers, and roque.
  • Ice is added to the drink. Ice is used in cubes, which allows you to cool the drink gradually over a relatively long time.
  • Drinks used to make a cocktail are pre-cooled.
  • It is recommended to pour drinks into a glass in the order indicated in the recipe. Usually “Aperol” is poured first, followed by wine, soda is added last.
  • After filling the glasses with drinks, the components should be gently mixed using a bar spoon or a straw.
  • The use of a shaker, mixer and other equipment in the preparation of the “Aperol Syringe” cocktail is unacceptable.
  • A traditional decoration of a glass filled with “Aperol Syringe” cocktail is an orange or grapefruit slice. Serve a drink with a straw.

Drink the “Aperol Syringe” slowly, but not allowing it to become warm. The drink is suitable for use during the day without reference to food intake.

Classic recipe of cocktail “Aperol Syringe”


  • Prosecco dry sparkling wine - 60 ml;
  • Aperol liqueur - 40 ml;
  • soda or similar sparkling water - 20 ml;
  • orange - 1 slice;
  • ice cubes - to taste.

Preparation Method:

  • Put ice cubes in a chilled champagne glass.
  • Pour in orange bitter.
  • Add Prosecco.
  • Dilute soda.
  • Stir the drink with a straw.
  • Cut an orange slice, fix it on the edge of the glass.

This recipe for the Aperol Syringe cocktail is popular in Italy, where getting Prosecco wine is easy.

Cocktail “Aperol Syringe” in German


  • dry sparkling wine - 60 ml;
  • Bitter “Aperol” - 30 ml;
  • tonic (“Schwepps” or similar) - 30 ml;
  • grapefruit - 1 slice;
  • ice cubes - to taste.

Preparation Method:

  • Place the beaker in the freezer for 10 minutes.
  • Throw 2-3 ice cubes to the bottom of the glass.
  • Pour in “Aperol”.
  • Add sparkling wine.
  • Top up the tonic.
  • Stir with a straw.
  • Garnish with a piece of grapefruit.

Especially for export to Germany and Austria, the Italians make a stronger version of the “Aperol” (15 degrees). Most likely, the adjustment of proportions relative to the classic version of the recipe is associated with this.

Cocktail “Aperol Syringe” with champagne


  • champagne - 100 ml;
  • “Aperol” - 60 ml;
  • sparkling water - 40 ml;
  • orange - 1 slice;
  • ice cubes - to taste.

Preparation Method:

  • Put ice in a chilled tall cocktail glass.
  • Pour in the champagne. You can use any, but preference is better to give semi-dry wine or brut.
  • When the froth drops a little, add orange liqueur, mix it with a champagne straw.
  • Pour in soda, mix the cocktail again.
  • Drown in a slice of orange.
  • Put a clean straw in the glass and serve it to the table.

This version of the cocktail “Aperol Syringe” is maximally adapted to the realities of life in our country. Almost certainly our compatriots invented it.

Cocktail “Aperol Syringe” in English


  • Aperol liqueur - 20 ml;
  • gin - 10 ml;
  • sparkling wine - 30 ml;
  • soda - 10 ml;
  • ice cubes - to taste;
  • orange peel (spiral) - 1 pc.

Preparation Method:

  • Put ice in a chilled wine or cocktail glass.
  • Pour in “Aperol” and gin, mix well with a bar spoon.
  • Add wine, then soda. Mix gently.
  • Decorate the glass with a spiral orange peel.

This is one of the strongest Aperol Syringe cocktails. The taste of gin and bitter orange liqueur harmoniously complement each other, and wine and soda make their taste softer.

Cocktail “Aperol Syringe” with orange juice


  • “Aperol” - 50 ml;
  • orange juice - 50 ml;
  • ice cubes - to taste.

Preparation Method:

  • Mix drinks.
  • Pour into a glass filled with ice.

This is the simplest version of the cocktail “Aperol Syringe”. For a more refreshing taste, orange juice in its composition can be replaced by “Fanta”.

Cocktail “Aperol Syringe” has a unique aroma and unique taste. This weak alcoholic mix quenches thirst and refreshes. It is among the most popular drinks in modern Europe.

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