Aperol Spritz, A Cocktail for Leo

Leos (July 23 to August 22) are fiery creatures filled with passion, fueled with self-confidence, and unafraid of being the center of attention. Could there really be any other drink to represent the lions of the zodiac than the Aperol Spritz? Leo is already daydreaming about their starring role in a stunning film about life and love in the Italian countryside. Similarly, the spritz is no stranger to the spotlight. It’s the star of every aperitivo hour, its flame-orange color drawing longing glances from sippers of all persuasions. The spritz looks especially fine in the hand of a Leo, arriving fashionably late on their Vespa, hair tantalizingly wind-blown, and an Italian silk scarf fluttering dramatically at their neck. Well hello, gorgeous!

Aperol Spritz Cocktail Recipe

INGREDIENTS

2 oz Aperol
3 oz prosecco
1 oz soda water
.25 lemon juice
1 dash orange bitters
Orange Wheel
1 by 1 ice cubes

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Build all ingredients in a wine glass, top with ice and lightly agitate with a bar spoon to combine.
  2. Garnish with an orange wheel.

View the rest of the zodiac cocktails here!

All 12 zodiac signs represented in a grouping of colorful cocktails in different shapes and sized of glasses with crystal on a black reflective surface, making the image look cosmic.

 

Text and Recipes by Kait Fellers / Styling by Star Laliberte / Photography by Laura Petrilla

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