Paper Plane cocktail

Paper plane cocktail
The Paper Plane cocktail is composed of Bourbon whisky, Aperol, Amano Nonino and lemon juice mixed in equal parts. These ingredients combine to create a subtle taste between bitter, sour and herbal.
Amaro is an Italian herbal liqueur commonly consumed as an after-dinner drink. Amaro is the Italian word for bitter, and this liqueur has a strong bitter-sweet flavour.
The Paper Plane cocktail was created by a famous bartender of New York bar Milk and Honey – Sam Ross around 2007, The same bartender invented another famous cocktail – the Penicillin.
Total Time: 5 minutes


  • coupe glass


  • 25 ml bourbon whisky
  • 25 ml Aperol
  • 25 ml Amaro Nonino
  • 25 ml lemon juice
  • lemon twist (to garnish)


  • Pour in all the ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
  • Shake vigorously for 20 seconds.
  • Strain into a chilled coupe glass.
  • Garnish with a lemon twist.
Amaro Nonino is a bittersweet liqueur of Italian origin based on aged grappa infused with roots herbs. The first Amaro Nonino was created in 1992.

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