Let’s face the facts: having an ascetically pleasing bar cart just feels right.

They serve as functioning furniture and home décor, making it the perfect spot to mix and uniquely match alcohol.  These eight Aperitivo are going to make the perfect addition to your bar cart.

Aperitivo is a pre-meal drink or a happy hour classic. It’s meant to stimulate your appetite. If you are in Italy, it’s a must to sip before dinner. The drink was born in the late 18th century in Torino from Antonio Benedetto Carpano.

While bar carts might be a place to store alcohol, they can be just as beautiful as useful. These bright colors, cool designs, and intriguing bottle shapes are going to have your guests wanting to try them. Grab your chicest glassware and these eight bottles and get ready to make your bar cart effortless and sophisticated.

1. Italicus

This light and citrus Aperitivo has hints of rose and lavender. Bottled in a bight teal, bubbled-like container, the delicate flavors of this leave a long-lasting finish. It will make the perfect fit for a bar cart because of the modern and enticing packaging. Enjoy it with Processo over ice and three green olives for the perfect touch of saltiness.

Italicus

Italicus


2. Escubac

Produced as a collaboration between Sweetdram and Combier, this masculine presented Aperitivo has a simple design. The brown bottle contains notes of caraway, cardamom, cinnamon, clove, and more. The sweet and bitter orange flavor pairs beautifully with the nutmeg and vanilla notes. It can be enjoyed over ice or with a splash of tonic water.

Escubac

Escubac


3. Ambrosia

Made with a recipe that dates back to 1908, this bright blood orange Aperitivo is the newest addition to Don Cicco & Figli. It’s an all-natural Italian herbal liqueur that has a more bittersweet flavor than anything. It’s made with turmeric, blood orange, cantaloupe, carrots, and nine botanicals. After one sip, you’ll be transported to the Amalfi Coast.

Ambrosia

Ambrosia


4. Lyres Italian Spritz

If you are looking for a way to incorporate a non-alcoholic option to your bar cart, this Italian Spritz is the way to go. While it has similar flavors to Aperol, this spritz is anything but a mimic. The bittersweet flavors of orange and rhubarb pair perfectly with tonic water or soda.

Lyres Italian Spritz

Lyres Italian Spritz


5. Ghia

Another no ABV that will have people turning heads when they see it dazzling on your bar cart. This non-alcoholic Aperitivo is made from only natural and pure ingredients like plants, herbs, and botanicals. It’s perfect for sipping or enjoying with tonic water for a cocktail. “Powerful enough to bring out the best version of you without numbing the night.”

Ghia

Ghia


6. Nonino L’Aperitivo Botanical Drink

Unlike others, this Aperitivo isn’t red. The color is 100% natural and comes from the infusion of the botanicals. It will stand out on any cart because of its bright golden color. Rhubarb provides complexity to the flavor. The high notes of citrus give it a freshness and light bitterness.

Nonino l'aperitivo Liqueur

Nonino l’aperitivo Liqueur


7. Bruto Americano

Inspired by distiller Lance Winters’ experiences of growing up in California in the 1970s, this Aperitivo has bright pops of citrus and sylvan notes. The bitterness comes from the gentian root, the citrus notes come from California-grown Seville orange, and balsam fir brings on the woodsy notes. The label is inspired by Italian modernism.

Bruto Americano

Bruto Americano


8. Amaro Angeleno

Another Aperitivo with a unique look! This golden amber liquid is a mix of powerful citrus, ripe fruit, bitter roots, and herbal aromas. It’s artificially free of colors and yes. Upgrade your White Negroni or Spritz with this bright orange peel liqueur. It will become a great addition to your home bar and bar cart.

Amaro Angeleno

Amaro Angeleno