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Blood Orange Bourbon Aperol Cocktail a.k.a. The Crumpled Receipt

Inspired by the paper plane, this bourbon Aperol cocktail combines rich bourbon, bright Aperol, fresh blood orange juice, and Amaro d'erbe for a refreshing, cozy cocktail.
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 1 cocktail


  • 1 oz bourbon
  • 1 oz Aperol
  • 1 oz Amaro d'Erbe
  • 1 oz blood orange juice, freshly squeezed
  • Blood orange slices, for garnish


  • In a cocktail shaker, combine the bourbon, Aperol, Amaro d'Erbe, and blood orange juice.
  • Fill the shaker with ice, and shake vigorously until the outside of the shaker is cold and frosty, about 20 seconds. Strain into a coupe glass and garnish with blood orange slices. Enjoy!


Use navel orange, Valencia orange, or lemon juice if blood oranges are not in season.


Serving: 1cocktailCalories: 159kcalCarbohydrates: 3gProtein: 0.2gFat: 0.1gSodium: 469mgPotassium: 58mgFiber: 0.1gSugar: 7.2g
Keyword aperol, blood orange, bourbon, cocktails
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