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Paper Plane Cocktail

  • Author: Shawn Williams
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Total Time: 5
  • Yield: 1 1x
  • Category: Cocktail
  • Cuisine: American


The paper plane is a citrusy cocktail most similar to the characteristics of a more bitter whiskey sour or sidecar. It’s smooth, warm, and refreshing.


  • 3/4 ounces bourbon
  • 3/4 ounces Aperol
  • 3/4 ounces amaro (pref.  Nonino)*
  • 3/4 ounces lemon juice


  1. Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with a cup of ice. Shake vigorously and strain into a chilled coupe glass.


I’ve also used Amaro Averna and Amaro Montenegro as substitutes.


  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 118
  • Sugar: 17g
  • Sodium: 4mg
  • Fat: 0.2g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.2g
  • Carbohydrates: 17g
  • Fiber: 0g
  • Protein: 0.2g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg

Keywords: paper plane cocktail


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