Manual to Man’s Drinks: The Aperol Spritz

Originally published in 2012 the Aperol spritz is barely becoming cool with the Manhattan cognoscenti and still a few years away from hipster hell… get to know it and love it;

THE Young / Modern Gentleman proves his savvy by simple and cunning ways; an area that is most associated with a Gentleman’s ability is the wet-bar. Every Gentleman should have one or two things on his sleeve that make him standout from his peers.  We present the aperitif; a light and refreshing mid-afternoon drink meant to titillate the palate and make everyone… well, happy.

The Drink

The Equipment:

  • Rocks Glass
  • Ice
  • Orange Wedge/ Slice

The Stuff:

  • Aperol (website here)
  • Prosecco or other sparkling wine
  • Soda water

The Drink:

  • Fill rocks glass with ice pour about 2.5oz of Aperol, a splash of soda and top the rest with prosecco or other sparkling wine (Cava works well too).
  • Garnish with orange slice.
  • Lay back and enjoy.

The Stuff

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