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This delicious Non-alcoholic Aperol Spritz is inspired by the classic Italian cocktail, Aperol Spritz! The delicious Italian cocktail in mocktail form! This drink is citrusy, light and best enjoyed during warmer weather.

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Recipes to pair with your Aperol Sprtiz Mocktail!

I’m not a fan of alcohol, I just don’t like the feeling I get when I drink it, which hasn’t been for a really long time, but drinking Aperol Spritz takes me back to the days Anthony and I were dating and getting to know each other. We’d meet at some of Melbourne’s best little hidden bars during the warmer weather months which is the perfect time of year to enjoy an Aperol Spritz.

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I wanted to re-create this in a simple non-alcoholic version. With the rise of 0% alcohol beverages, it’s quite easy to make mocktails these days!

Ingredients You Need To Make Aperol Spritz Mockatil

Note: the whole recipe, including the ingredient quantities, can be found at the bottom of this page – just scroll down to the bottom, or click the ‘Jump to Recipe’ button at the top of this post.

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  • Champagne – or sparkling wine will work here. Hey, if you want to enjoy some alcohol, use the real thing, but if you want to make this mocktail, you’re looking for a 0% version. I found mine in the soda isle of my local supermarket. But you can find them in liquor stores too.
  • Italian Spritz – again, you could use Aperol, but I used the Lyre’s brand Italian Spritz. They sell it in Woolworths stores in Australia. But I’ve heard there’s a brand called Cronito in the US that will work.
  • Soda water – or lemonade if you like your mocktail on the sweeter side.
  • Orange – thinly sliced. You want this to also be alcohol free haha. Kidding!

How to make Aperol Spritz Mockatil!

  • Slice up your orange slices. You want nice thin slices. Use a sharp knife to do this easily.
  • Add to a glass with your ice. I used stemless wine glasses. I think the stem is an utter waste of cupboard space and the stemless ones look way cleaner. I’m not judging them; I’m just saying they look bad haha.
  • Add you champagne, soda water and then top with about 25ml of Italian spritz. Then serve with a striped straw!

Tips and Tricks For Recipe Success!

  • Use quality ingredients!
  • Adjust the sweetness. The Italian spritz has a slightly bitter taste so lemonade might help sweeten things up.
  • If you’re making this in a large batch, use a cocktail shaker!
  • Garnishes! I like using little cocktail umbrellas, but some mint contrasts nicely with the orange hue of the drink!

Frequently Asked Questions about Aperol Spritz Mockatil

What are the main ingredients of an Aperol Spritz Mocktail?

  • Alcohol free champagne
  • Italian spritz – I used the Lyre’s brand one
  • Soda water or lemonade
  • Orange slices

Can you make Aperol Spritz Mocktail in advance?

Yep! Mix the Italian spritz and champagne in advance and store in the fridge. Then add the soda water right before serving.

Can I use other types of juices instead of Aperol?

Yes! Experiment with juice from Grapefruit, Cranberry or pineapple. I don’t add orange juice to my version, but you certainly can if you want to skip the Italian spritz!

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What to serve with your Aperol Spritz!

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Aperol Spritz Mocktail

This delicious Alcohol free Aperol Spritz Mocktail is inspired by the classic Italian cocktail, Aperol Spritz! The delicious Italian cocktail in mocktail form!

Serves 2

5 from 2 votes
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Prep: 5 minutes
Total: 5 minutes
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Italian
Calories: 153kcal


Aperol Spritz Mocktail

  • 2.25 fl. oz. (65 ml) Non-Alcoholic Champagne or sparkling wine
  • 1.5 fl. oz. (45 ml) alcohol free Italian spritz Crodino, I used the Lyre’s brand.
  • 0.75 fl. oz. (25 ml) Chilled soda water or lemonade
  • 1 orange thinly sliced


Aperol Spritz Mocktail

  • I used a stemless wine glass. Add your orange slices in each glass along with the ice. Pour in the non-alcoholic wine/champagne followed by the soda water and then the Italian spritz/Crodino. Serve with an orange striped paper straw.


Nutrition - is a rough guesstimate and is affected by the brands you use for this recipe. Nutrition is based on per serving. This recipe makes 2 servings.


Calories : 153kcal
Carbonhydrates: 18g
Protein: 1g
Fat: 0.1g
Saturated Fat: 0.01g
Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.01g
Monounsaturated Fat : 0.01g
Sodium: 5mg
Potassium : 148mg
Fiber: 2g
Sugar : 9g
Vitamin A: 147IU
Vitamin C: 35mg
Calcium: 30mg
Iron: 0.2mg
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1 comment

Nick Makrides April 16, 2023 - 11:02 pm

5 stars
Perfect if you want a refreshing drink with none of the ouch the next day! N x


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