Bars & Pubs

The Only Cocktail You’ll Need This Summer

By Chloe Sputore
1st Jan 2016

The Only Cocktail You’ll Need This Summer

Hellooooooo summer! It’s that glorious time of the year when wearing less is more, everyone’s wayyy more chilled and day-drinking is not only totally acceptable, it’s encouraged. And nothing says “hey guys, it’s summer. I’m here and I’m ready for the good times,” like an Aperol Spritz.

Made with prosecco, Aperol and soda, the Aperol Spritz is one of those cocktails that’s quickly gaining popularity with us Aussies. Probably because, like the drink itself, we’re fun, light-hearted and a little bit colourful (no, not bright orange—unless you’ve had a bad fake tan).

Besides looking like the perfect summer drink, the Aperol Spritz also tastes like the perfect summer drink. And by that we mean it’s not too sweet, a little bit citrusy and—a hot weather requirement—served refreshingly cold.

Aperol Spritz Summer Sessions

To celebrate the warmer months, there’ll be Aperol Spritz parties held at some awesome bars around Perth where you can get your cocktail on well and good. There’ll be Aperol Spritz available for just $10, so you can enjoy more of them (responsibly, of course). Or, have extra cash left over for delicious food (because we’re never not thinking about eating).

Here’s just a taster of where you can go for a $10 Aperol Spritz (or two!) and good times this summer.

For the whole list of Aperol Spritz events, head here.


Head on down to Chophouse Perth on Fridays and Sundays until 4 February for tasty good times and a refreshing Aperol Spritz. Grab some of their delicious small plates, a few more cocktails and relax while the sun goes down.

Dates: 4 January—4 February


From 12pm on Saturdays you’ll be able to get your mitts on a $10 Aperol spritz at Leederville’s new good-times bar, The Blue Flamingo. Hang around for some live music later in the afternoon and nab yourself a share plate or two to get your Saturday arvo chill on.

Dates: 6—27 February

Make An Aperol Spritz Yourself At Home

So you’ve invited some friends over and you want to impress them with your cocktail making skillz (but don’t actually have said skillz)? Make them an Aperol Spritz—it’s as easy as 3, 2, 1…

3 parts prosecco
2 parts Aperol
1 part soda

Add ice and a thin wedge of orange and all the accolades and high fives from your drinking companions will be yours.

Editor's Note: This article is proudly sponsored by Aperol and endorsed by The Urban List. Thank you for supporting the sponsors who make The Urban List possible. Click here for more information on our editorial policy.

Image Credit: Aperol

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