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Cocktail of the Week: Most Popular Girl in School

Are you a fan of Aperol? If so, the Most Popular Girl in School belongs in your cocktail repertoire! Here, pineapple and lemon juice are paired with a delicious rum to create an unparalleled depth of flavor that will have you craving a second round.


  • 1.5 oz. Aperol
  • 1.25 oz. Rum
  • 1.25 oz. Pineapple Juice
  • 0.5 oz. Lemon Juice
  • 0.5 oz. Simple Syrup
  • 3 dashes Orange Bitters
  • Half dropper of Mom's Prickly Poms Bitters


  1. Add all ingredients into a cocktail shaker.
  2. Top with ice and shake until chilled.
  3. Pour into a martini glass and garnish with an orange rose.

Sure, a glass of wine or a beer is a nice way to unwind – but every now and then, you deserve a happy hour that's a little more...hmmm. What's the word? Refined! Kelly Sparks of Queen Bee Mixology is graciously sharing a new cocktail with us every week, just in time for Happy Hour.

Queen Bee is raising the bar for cocktails made at home with recipes that are both easy – and delicious! Want more? Connect with Queen Bee Mixology on social media for extra recipes and behind-the-scenes content produced by VMG Studios. Please drink responsibly.