We live in a country divided, but you wouldn’t know that today. As rare as it is that something can rally all Americans to agree on a single opinion, the New York Times has done just that with a story called “the Aperol Spritz is Not a Good Drink.” Immediately, the entire internet formed a unified front, offering a counterpoint: Yes, it is.
Look, Grub is not out here saying the Aperol Spritz is the best drink or even the best summer drink. Some of us prefer other spritzes. And yes, its current popularity is the product of a marketing push from a giant corporation. But it’s a perfectly fine drink, it’s easy going, and it won’t get you hammered midday like a gin and tonic. Whatever. It’s day-drinking season. The world agrees: