Bittersweet Symphony

Bittersweet Symphony

  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook Time:
  • Total: 5 min
  • Serving: 1 Serving

A bittersweet symphony of flavors makes this elegant cocktail a delicious mixed drink to serve guests while entertaining.


  • 1-1/2 ounce gin
  • 1 ounce sweet vermouth
  • 1 ounce Aperol
  • Dash of lemon bitters
  • Lemon twist for garnish


  1. Place a cocktail glass in the freezer for 5 minutes to chill.
  2. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice and then add all of the ingredients except for the garnish.
  3. Stir the mixture for 30 seconds to chill and then strain into the prepared glass.
  4. Garnish the cocktail with the lemon twist and serve immediately.

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