How the Aperol Spritz became Italy's favorite cocktail, video how-to, aperol 3-2-1 campaign, and variations by region. Ice: Use large cubes, never crushed ice, essential for the drink's slow dilution. Prosecco: Use a chilled, dry Prosecco to impart acidity and effervescence, which whet the appetite and cleanse the palate while snacking with your Spritz. The Glass: Spritzes are served in standard wine glasses or rocks glasses and almost always with a black straw.
Name: Four Roses Small Batch Producer: Four Roses Distillery Origin: Lawrenceburg, Kentucky Alcohol by Volume: 45 Percent Price: $30 "This blended bourbon starts smooth and sweet, with sarsaparilla and maple sugar, then explodes with bold cassia, cinnamon, and cayenne razzle-dazzle.”
Rose Cucumber Cooler - Combine 1 bottle dry rose (such as Toad Hollow?), 1 C St. Germain elderflower liqueur, C lemon juice, 1 thinly sliced lemon & about 6 inches of English or Persian cucumber, also thinly sliced.