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Aperol Tonic Cocktail Recipe

This Aperol Tonic is one of the easiest and most refreshing cocktails ever made, with a lovely bright orange color and bittersweet flavor.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time1 min
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Cocktails
Keyword: aperol tonic
Servings: 1
Calories: 143kcal


  • Tall glass or wine goblet
  • Cocktail spoon
  • Knife
  • Cutting board
  • Cocktail straw optional


  • 2 oz Aperol
  • Tonic water
  • 2 Orange wedge for garnish
  • 1 Orange peel for garnish
  • Ice


  • Fill 3/4 of the glass of your choice with ice.
  • Cut a couple of orange wedges and place them inside the glass close to its walls.
  • Pour in Aperol and tonic and mix gently with the cocktail spoon. 
  • Garnish each glass with an orange slice sitting on top of the ice. If your glass is too wide, make a slit in the peel so it can sit on the brim of the glass. Finish with a cocktail straw.
  • Add a couple of cocktail straws and enjoy!


  • Consume immediately. 
  • For a tangier taste, add a slice of lemon.


Calories: 143kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 27mg | Fiber: 1g | Vitamin A: 50IU | Vitamin C: 16mg | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 1mg