1 oz Pisco
12 oz Aperol
1 bsp Elderflower liqueur, St. Germain
2 oz Grapefruit juice
1 oz Seltzer water
2 ds Grapefruit bitters, Fee Brothers Grapefruit
1 twst Orange peel (as garnish)
Shake 1st 4 ingredients, strain, ice-filled highball, top with seltzer, stir gently, garnish with bitters and orange swath
Pompelmo is Italian for grapefruit. I like the way Pisco and St. Germain play on the bitter Aperol and grapefruit components.
2011 Kindred Cocktails
From other users
  • Excellent gulp-able low abv drink. Reminds you of watermelon. Elderflower is subtle. — ☆☆☆☆
  • This is really an outstandingly refreshing drink. It feels to me like one *could* pour a bit heavier on the Pisco if one wanted to -- but as is this is a perfect summer backyard party / barbecue drink. — ☆☆☆☆☆
  • maybe try with a bit more St. Germain... — ☆☆☆☆
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I like the touch of sweetness

I like the touch of sweetness that comes from lemon-lime soda, kinda balances out the bitter. Maybe I'll try with San Pellegrino Lemon or Orange Sparkling water as well.