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Aperitif Recipes

Aperitifs are refreshing drinks that are typically served before a dinner to stimulate the appetite and include some of the oldest cocktails.

#26 Cocktail
Pernod absinthe, sweet vermouth, red grapes, lime, simple syrup and orange juice

Admiral Benbow
Plymouth gin, dry vermouth, lime juice

Adonis
sherry, sweet vermouth, dry vermouth, orange bitters

Affinity
scotch, dry vermouth, sweet vermouth

Americano
campari, sweet vermouth, club soda

Autumn Leaves
pisco, Drambuie, Campari, lime juice

Bamboo Cocktail
sherry, dry vermouth, orange and Angostura bitters

Belle of the Ball
brandy, Irish Cream, Italian bitter liqueur, herbal liqueur, mole bitters

Boulevardier Cocktail
bourbon whiskey, sweet vermouth, Campari

Campari & Soda
Campari, soda water

Campari Cocktail
Campari, vodka

Campari Cosmo
SKYY Citrus Vodka, Campari, triple sec, orange juice

Celebration of Citrus
Campari, sweet vermouth, grapefruit juice, orange juice, jalapeno pepper, Cava sparkling wine

Chocolate Cocktail
maraschino liqueur, blackberry liqueur, Yellow Chartreuse, egg

Double Eagle Cocktail
bourbon whiskey, Thai basil, Aperol, simple syrup, grapefruit peel

Coronation
sweet and dry vermouth, applejack, apricot brandy or peach bitters

Dubonnet Cocktail
Dubonnet Rouge, gin

Duplex
dry and sweet vermouth, orange bitters

Durango Royale
aquavit, Kahlua Cinnamon Spice Coffee Liqueur, lemon juice, sparkling apple cider

Fabiola
brandy, sweet vermouth, Grand Marnier

Gimlet
gin, lime juice

Gin & Bitters
gin, Angostura bitters

Gin & It
gin, sweet vermouth

Fresh Squeeze
light and guava rums, Campari, sour mix, lemon

Good Times
Old Tom gin, dry vermouth

Imperial
dry vermouth, gin, maraschino liqueur

Ides of March
bourbon whiskey, Aperol, blood orange syrup, lemon juice

Laura Cocktail
bourbon whiskey, Campari, Galliano, sweet and dry vermouth

Manhattan
whiskey, sweet vermouth

Martinez
gin, dry vermouth, triple sec

Martini
gin, dry vermouth

Negroni
sweet vermouth, gin, Campari

Leviathan No. 2
Cognac, sweet and dry vermouths, orange juice, Becherovka

Norina
dry vermouth, peach liqueur

Old Pal Cocktail
Canadian whisky, dry vermouth, Campari

Paradise
gin, apricot brandy, orange juice

Pegu Club Cocktail
gin, orange liqueur, Angostura bitters, lime juice

Perfect Manhattan
bourbon, sweet and dry vermouth, bitters

Red Carpet
vodka, Campari, pomegranate schnapps, pomegranate juice, simple syrup

Pimm's
Pimm's No. 1

Rhyme & Reason
cachaca, Aperol, cinnamon simple syrup, lime juice, grapefruit juice

Rimbaud's Left Hand
Pernod absinthe, Benedictine, Aperol orange, lemon juice, pineapple juice, egg white, rose water

Rosabel
sweet vermouth, creme de cassis, prosecco

Sanguinello
Campari, lemoncello, blood orange juice

Scotch Manhattan
scotch, sweet vermouth

Rose
gin, cherry brandy, dry vermouth

Sherry Cobbler
sherry, sugar, orange

Speranza
vodka, sweet vermouth, Campari

Vermouth Cassis
dry vermouth, creme de cassis

Zorbatini
vodka, ouzo

Ziaza
gin, Dubonnet

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