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The Lively Australian cocktail

Published: February 24, 2021 at 10:45 am
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 1

Mix this refreshing cocktail for a light aperitif bursting with citrus and floral notes. The Lively Australian features Regal Rogue and zesty limoncello


Make this zesty cocktail recipe using a semi-dry vermouth, such as Regal Rogue Lively White. Check out more vermouth cocktail recipes such as our dirty martini, negroni and Manhattan. Also why not try making your own homemade limoncello to mix into this cocktail.


  • 25ml semi-dry white vermouth
  • 25ml limoncello
  • a splash soda water
  • a wedge grapefruit
  • a leaf basil


  • STEP 1

    Pour the vermouth and limoncello into a highball glass over ice.

  • STEP 2

    Top with the soda water, stir, then garnish with a grapefruit wedge and basil leaf.


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