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Rhubarb Aperol Spritz

  • Author: Posh Little Designs
  • Total Time: 12 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x
  • Category: Cocktails
  • Cuisine: Italian


A twist on the classic Italian aperitif, infused with fresh rhubarb simple syrup and rhubarb ribbons for garnish.



For the Rhubarb Simple Syrup:

4 cups water

1 cups raw sugar

2 stalks rhubarb cut into 1 inch slices.

For the Rhubarb Aperol Spritz:

2 parts rhubarb simple syrup

1 part Aperol (1/2 shot per each glass)

Prosecco or sparkling wine

Splash of sparkling soda or tonic water

Ribbons of rhubarb sliced with a potato peeler or mandolin. Orange zest and 4 orange slices for garnish.


For the Rhubarb Simple Syrup:

Pour the water sugar and rhubarb slices into a pot.

Heat on medium and bring ingredients to a boil.

Allow to slowly boil for 2 minutes.

Remove from heat and allow to cool.

Once cool, strain or funnel simple syrup into a jar or bottle of choice.

The syrup will keep for 1 week in the fridge.

For the Rhubarb Aperol Spritz:

Fill two white wine glasses with ice.

Add sliced oranges to the glasses.

Pour one part rhubarb simple syrup into each glass.

Pour in 1/2 part aperol into each glass.

Fill each glass with prosecco or sparkling wine.

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Add a splash of soda.

The bubbles for the soda will help mix the spritz. 

Garnish the cocktail with orange zest and ribbons of rhubarb.

Serve immediately. 

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