|Aperol Behind the Aperol Aperol was created in 1919 in the northern Italian city of Padua by brothers Silvio and Luigi Barbieri. They had the revolutionary idea to create the mildest aperitif ever - with an alcohol content of only 11%. It makes an ideal aperitif Aperol and alcohol-light drinks and cocktails later in the evening. Aperol Spritz is the most famous Aperol drink - and Italy's favorite aperitif. But try, for example. Also mixing Aperol with tonic, Danish water, orange juice, orange juice or lemon water, and you have a wonderful and refreshing drink in an instant. The recipe for Aperol is secret and still the original from 1919 is, however, well known that the rich and nuanced flavors include comes from sweet and bitter oranges, herbs and rhubarb. Today Aperol the best-selling spirit brand in Italy and the 4th fastest growing premium spirits brand in the world. Aperol Spritz About Many Danes, who have traveled in Italy, have already fallen for the country's most popular aperitif, Aperol Spritz. Now the Danes can no longer travel far to get hold of Aperol, which has given its name to the beautiful and refreshing drink. Aperol Spritz is perfect as an aperitif, aperitif or later in the evening as an alcohol-easy cocktail with Aperol only contains 11% alcohol. The beautiful orange color and flavor exudes southern sun and summer. The taste is nice refreshing with a hint of sweet and bitter oranges, herbs and rhubarb. The home country of Italy prefer the Aperol Spritz with dry sparkling wine, while in example. Austria and France prefer Aperol Spritz with white wine. Spritz tradition comes from Aperols home region of Veneto in northern Italy. We enjoy having reportedly about 300,000 Aperol Spritz drinks a day - equivalent to about 200 per. minutes, around the clock. The word "Spritz" originally referred to the tradition of diluting wine with water to facilitate the taste and reduce the alcohol content. Cheers!