Vodka First Glance Recipe: Refreshing Vodka Cocktail

EFFEN First Glance Vodka Cocktail

This refreshing cocktail features Vodka, Aperol, and Prosecco.

Aperol is an Italian aperitif that features, among other ingredients, bitter orange, gentian, rhubarb, and cinchona (a medicinal plant from Peru that produces quinine). Prosecco is an Italian sparkling wine that has recently become popular as a less expensive substitute for Champagne.

We encourage you to use EFFEN® or other good-quality Vodka for best results.

Recipe courtesy EFFEN® Vodka

1 1/2 parts Vodka

3/4 part Aperol (see editor note)

3/4 part Grapefruit juice

1/2 part Fresh Pomegranate juice

1/2 part Lemon juice

1/2 part Simple Syrup

2 parts Prosecco


Method: Shake all except Prosecco with ice and strain into a wine glass filled ice cubes and Prosecco.  Garnish with a lemon twist or lemon wheel.

Bobbie Hasselbring, RFT Editor

RFT co-founder Bobbie Hasselbring has been a travel junkie her entire life. An award-winning writer and editor for more than 25 years and author of the regional food-travel bestsellers, The Chocolate Lover’s Guide to the Pacific Northwest and The Chocolate Lover’s Guide Cookbook, Bobbie is editor-in-chief at

One thought on “Vodka First Glance Recipe: Refreshing Vodka Cocktail

  1. Vodka recipe

    There is no doubt that its really refreshing vodka cocktail because its ingredients are so good like: – Grapefruit juice, Fresh Pomegranate juice, Lemon juice.

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