Aperol Aperitivo LiqueurThe name says it all: Aperol is the perfect aperitif. Bright orange in color it has a unique bitter-sweet taste deriving from a secret recipe that has remained unchanged since its creation. An infusion of precious primary components, many herbs and roots in a perfectly balanced combination. Aperol's strength is its low alchol content, only 11 Percent.Aperol sprang forth in 1919 and with the same recipe blending orange, rhubarb, and other herbs. It is said to have become famous in World War II despite an exceptionally mild alcohol content. It is generally thought of as an herbal liqueur but with a dominant flavor or orange so here, it can be tempting to classify as an orange liqueur.Theres a reason the Aperol Spritz is making a comeback. Its one of the most popular apritifs in Italy, and its as tasty as it is refreshing. Low in alcohol, aromatic with citrus and slightly bitter, Aperol pairs perfectly with chilled prosecco. The Aperol Spritz is as easy to make as it is to drink, meaning its perfect for any time of day and any occasion. It doesnt hurt that it has a gorgeous coral hue.Aperol originated in 1919 in Padova, it was a product of the Barbieri Brothers who launched the revolutionary idea of an aperitif with an alcohol content of only 11 percent. From then until today the popularity of Aperol has grown continuously, thanks to its fresh and versatile taste and its capacity to be mixed with so many other drinks. Purchased in the '90s by Barbero 1891, Aperol then entered Gruppo Campari's portfolio, reaching new records of popularity and diffusion.Aperol should be served chilled, and becomes a great aperitif simply on the rocks. Together with 3 parts of prosecco and a dash of seltzer or Soda, Aperol (2 pares) makes the perfect Spritz, the irresistible Aperol Spritz.