Aperol Fizz
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Aperol Fizz
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.9 / 5
A nice alternative to the Aperol Spritz, this drink has quite an intense grapefruit flavour though none is added. A nice alternative to the Aperol Spritz, this drink has quite an intense grapefruit flavour though none is added.
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Base ingredient
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Aperol
Garnish
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Grapefruit
Alcohol content
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6.26% | 1.32 units *

Whisky glass

Ingredients

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Serves:
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Method
How to make a Aperol Fizz

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add the Aperol, the sugar syrup, the egg white and the juice of one healthy lemon to the shaker
Shake without ice to emulsify the egg white
Then add some ice cubes and shake again
Pour into the glass and top up with soda water
Garnish with a grapefruit peel twist and serve
~ These proportions should allow you to make two cocktails. ~

Learn more about some of the mixology terms used in this cocktail

·  Shake  ·  Garnish  ·  Twist  · 

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FAQ's

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

How do I correctly shake the Aperol Fizz to ensure a smooth texture?

To ensure a smooth texture for the Aperol Fizz, fill a shaker with ice cubes, add the Aperol, lemon juice, sugar syrup, and egg white. Shake vigorously for about 15-20 seconds. This action emulsifies the egg white, creating a smooth and frothy texture. Strain into a whisky glass filled with ice and top with a dash of soda water.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What garnish would complement the Aperol Fizz when serving?

A slice of orange or a twist of orange peel makes an excellent garnish for the Aperol Fizz. The citrus notes of the orange complement the bitter-sweet flavor of the Aperol, enhancing the overall drinking experience.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of Aperol Fizz compare to other classic cocktails?

With an alcohol content of 6.26%, the Aperol Fizz is considered to have a lower alcohol content compared to many classic cocktails. For comparison, classics like the Margarita and Martini often range from 20-30% ABV. The Aperol Fizz is a lighter option, making it suitable for occasions where you prefer a less potent drink.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute the egg white in an Aperol Fizz, and if so, with what?

Yes, you can substitute the egg white in an Aperol Fizz for a vegan-friendly option like aquafaba, which is the liquid from canned chickpeas. Use about 30ml of aquafaba as a direct replacement for egg white to create a similar frothy texture and smooth mouthfeel without using animal products.

FOOD_PAIRINGS

What food pairings would go well with an Aperol Fizz?

The Aperol Fizz, with its bitter-sweet flavor profile and lightness, pairs well with light appetizers and seafood dishes. Consider serving it with bruschetta, calamari, or a simple arugula and parmesan salad. The refreshing quality of the cocktail makes it an excellent complement to the saltiness and richness of these dishes.

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