Rosé Feels Anything but Basic in This Low-Sugar Spritz

aperol spritz
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Total Time

3 minutes

This summer, under the galaxies and star clusters, spooning probiotic-rich cultured coconut cream with topped with a cannibidiol (CBD) cacao shell, and figuring out which millennial pink beach to visit, you’ll find us cheersing with our new pink-drink obsession.

No, rosé isn’t the drink, but it is the star-ingredient. Enter: the upgraded spritz that’s here to support your rosé-all-day summer mantra. "It's a floral, refreshing twist on a classic," says Well+Good recipe developer and videographer, Ella Dove.

Pamela Wiznitzer, healthy-ish cocktail creator and one of America's Top Female Mixologists, crafted this seriously refreshing bev, which has total cool girl vibes with its pretty pink hues and is easy to make. Simply shake up St. Germain, vodka, sparkling rose, and soda water (in the ratios details below), then finish the glass off with a lemon wheel garnish for a citrus-fresh flair.

Ready to tap glasses and celebrate summer, too? Scroll down for this aperol spritz recipe and to watch a short video to see how it's done.

Upgraded Aperol Spritz

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  • Prep Time
    3 minutes
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  • Servings


  • .75 oz elderflower liquer
  • .75 oz vodka
  • 2 oz sparkling rosé
  • .5 oz soda water
  • 1 slice lemon wheel garnish


Recipe Notes

If you’re hungry, try these eight seriously-delicious summer-roll recipes to serve with your spritzes. Plus, some Queer Eye-approved tips on throwing the best summer party ever.

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