Celebrate 100 years of Aperol this summer with Hunter & Barrel

Posted: November 18, 2019
Celebrate 100 years of Aperol this summer with Hunter & Barrel

If summer had a sound, it would be that of people chatting and laughing at a party. If summer had a sensation, it would be that of warm sunshine on bare skin. And if it had a taste, it would be that of a chilled Aperol spritz. 

Welcome in the warm weather and good vibes this summer with Hunter & Barrel as we open our Aperol terrace at Raine Square for special deals on the drink of the season. 

Join us on the Aperol terrace 

Make the Aperol terrace at Raine Square your go-to rendezvous this summer, where you’ll find $8 Aperol Spritz every Saturday and Sunday from November 15 until January 2. 

Soak up the sun and relax with this refreshing, vibrant and summer drink on our themed outdoor terrace. You’ll be in the heart of the Perth CBD, so it’s the perfect place to head for a quick pre-drink before a dinner out, a chilled drink after dinner, or simply to while away an afternoon in good company. 

There will be a summery atmosphere with chilled beats all day and night, and plenty to choose from on our menu for nibbles and full meals to enjoy with your spritz. 

A brief history of our favourite summer tipple 

When it comes to popular aperitifs, Aperol is relatively new. 

In fact, it was only created in 1919 – making it exactly 100 years old this year, and the perfect time to indulge in a few Aperol cocktails. 

It was created in Padua, Italy, and quickly became popular amongst Italians throughout the 20s and 30s, making it something of an Italian icon.

Jump forward a couple of decades, and the love of the Aperol Spritz was just starting to bloom. Three parts prosecco, two parts Aperol, and one part soda water, the spritz became a hallmark of sunny afternoons and catch up with friends. Topped with plenty of refreshing ice and the citrusy sweet pop of a slice of ripe orange, it’s hard to go past the Aperol Spritz no matter what else is on the menu. 

What to eat with your Aperol Spritz

Bright orange and daringly bittersweet, the Aperol Spritz is the party-starter du jour – but what goes best with this Australian favourite? 

If you’re simply enjoying a quick drink and a snack with friends, you can balance out the sweetness with the saltiness of our Warm Aussie Olives, or truly treat yourselves with a Spritz and a plate of Pacific Oysters. 

As for a main meal, opt for the Ocean Feast, which is designed to be shared between two or more people, and offers a smorgasbord of oceanic delights, including prawns, barramundi, and mussels. 

However, with the exquisite food on offer at Hunter & Barrel, the summer vibes of an open outdoor terrace, and the light and tasty Aperol Spritz specials, you can’t go wrong no matter what you order.
Be sure to book early to secure the best spot, or simply swing by whenever you decide it’s time for a taste of summer.

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