This is such an amazing recipe because you can either triple down on the alcohol or you can water it down with soda water. I love when you can make a mix ‘your own’. This is one of the many fantastic recipes in The Hard Seltzer Cocktail Book.
Aperol Spritz-o-Clock Hard Seltzer Cocktail
This classic Italian apéritif isn’t just good before a meal—it’s always spritz-o-clock in my book. You can use soda water instead of the prosecco, but it’s much more fun to triple down on the alcohol.
6 ounces Aperol
4 ounces prosecco or soda water
1 (12-ounce) can orange hard seltzer
orange wedges, for garnish
How to Mix:
✦ Fill two glasses with ice. Split the Aperol between the glasses (3 ounces each).
✦ Split the prosecco or soda water between the glasses (2 ounces each).
✦ Top each glass with half a can (6 ounces) of seltzer. Garnish each glass with an orange wedge.
MAKES 2 DRINKS
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Excerpted from The Hard Seltzer Cocktail Book by Casie Vogel. Copyright © 2021 Ulysses Press. Reprinted with permission from Ulysses Press. New York, NY. All rights reserved. Photos: Courtesy of Ulysses Press/Michael Calcagno