Go Back Email Link
+ servings
an aperol sour cocktail with foam and a second aperol sour with lemon twist on a coaster.
Print Pin
5 from 1 vote

Aperol Sour

Check out two delicious Aperol sour variations. Make the light and refreshing sour for a summer day or add gin for a richer, smoother version.
Course Drinks
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 219kcal


  • 1 Cocktail shaker


Aperol sour #1

  • 2 ounces Aperol
  • 1 ounce simple syrup
  • ¾ ounce lemon juice
  • lemon twist for garnish

Aperol sour #2

  • 1 ounce Aperol
  • 1 ounce dry gin e.g. Tanqueray
  • ¾ ounce simple syrup
  • ¾ ounce lemon juice
  • 1 egg white optional


Aperol sour #1

  • Combine the ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake and strain into a chilled coupe or a rocks glass with a large ice cube.
    2 ounces Aperol, 1 ounce simple syrup, ¾ ounce lemon juice
  • Garnish with the lemon twist.
    lemon twist

Aperol sour #2 (with egg white)

  • Combine all the ingredients into a cocktail shaker without ice. Hold tightly to the shaker and shake for about 20 seconds.
    1 ounce Aperol, ¾ ounce simple syrup, ¾ ounce lemon juice, 1 egg white, 1 ounce dry gin
  • Add ice to the shaker, shake briefly, and strain into a coupe.


Nutritional estimates were calculated for Aperol sour #2 with an egg white.


Calories: 219kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 0.1g | Saturated Fat: 0.01g | Sodium: 63mg | Potassium: 85mg | Fiber: 0.1g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 1IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 1mg