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Contessa Cocktail Recipe

Contessa cocktail bottles

Published: July 22, 2016 at 11:31 am
  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Makes 6

Pre-made cocktails are all the rage at the moment and they’re as practical as they are delicious. Think of the contessa as a summery version of a negroni. The orangey Aperol and dry vermouth help lighten things up

  • Gluten free

Try this pre-bottled cocktail or check out our bottled elderflower mocktail recipe, then create your perfect al fresco spread with our picnic recipes.


  • 180ml Aperol
  • 180ml gin
  • 180ml dry vermouth
  • 6 pieces orange peel


  • STEP 1

    Mix all the ingredients and divide between 6 small or 3 larger bottles, adding a twist of orange peel to each. Chill until needed. Serve in stumpy glasses poured over ice.


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