Cranberry, Aperol, and Soda

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Slightly tannic cranberry syrup pairs perfectly with the mildly bitter, fruity Aperol in this festive (and fizzy) beverage.

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Cranberry, Aperol, and Soda

About This Recipe

Yield:makes 1 cocktail
Active time:5 minutes
Total time:5 minutes
Special equipment:cocktail shaker
This recipe appears in: 3 Cranberry Cocktails to Make at Home

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces Aperol
  • 1 ounce homemade cranberry syrup
  • 2 dashes orange bitters
  • 3 ounces chilled seltzer
  • Orange peel for garnish, optional

Procedures

  1. 1

    Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add Aperol, cranberry syrup, and bitters. Shake until well chilled, about 20 seconds. Strain into an ice filled highball glass and top with 3 ounces of seltzer, or more to taste. Stir gently. Garnish with orange peel if desired.

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