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Italian Piñata Cocktail | Taste and Tipple

Italian Piñata

Course Drinks
Cuisine Italian, Mexican
Prep Time 5 minutes
Servings 1


For One

  • 2 oz grapefruit juice, freshly squeezed
  • 1 oz tequila
  • 1 oz Aperol
  • squeeze of lemon juice
  • 1 oz soda water
  • thin slices of lemon and grapefruit to garnish

For a Crowd

  • 1 ½ cups grapefruit juice
  • ¾ cup tequila
  • ¾ cup Aperol
  • 1 lemon, cut into wedges
  • Ice
  • ¾ cup club soda
  • thin slices of grapefruit and lemon to garnish


For One

  1. Add ingredients to an ice-filled glass. Stir. Garnish with lemon wheel and grapefruit wedge. Serve. 

For a Crowd

  1. Combine grapefruit juice, tequila and Aperol in a punch bowl and squeeze in juice from lemon (you may need more or less lemon depending on the acidity of the grapefruit juice). Stir well to combine flavours, then add ice, soda and slices of grapefruit and lemon to garnish. Serves 6. 

Recipe Notes

Recipe adapted from: Mott, Eshun. "Aperol Grapefruit Tequila Fizz." Food & Drink. Summer 2014.