Amber Road

Amber Road cocktail with bourbon, Aperol, lemon juice, maple syrup, and sparkling water

Aperol and bourbon aren’t often found in the same glass – but this Amber Road recipe we found in the pages of Food & Wine magazine unites their disparate flavors with warm maple syrup, tart lemon juice, and light, refreshing club soda or sparkling water. It’s a perfect summertime drink, and it’s just as pretty to look at as it is tasty to sip.

Aperol is the friendliest member of the bitter citrus apéritif family, and its sweetness is necessary to the balance of the drink. If you choose to use Campari or another similarly-bitter type, you may want to increase the proportion of maple syrup just a smidge.

If you have a lemon or orange sparkling water on hand, it wouldn’t be out of place here – give it a whirl, and see what you think!

 

Ingredients

Instructions

Add everything (except the sparkling water) to a shaker. Add ice, shake, and strain into an ice-filled tall glass. Top with the sparkling water, and garnish with a lemon wheel and a big mint sprig.

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