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Aperol and Pimms beaten by supermarket own brands in blind taste test

APEROL and Pimms have been beaten by supermarket own-brand copycats in a blind taste test conducted by Which?.

The discounter’s Aperini AperitifAustin’s Classic Summer Punch both beat the original versions in taste, as well as on price, in the blind test.

Aldi's copycat Aperol is only £6.99

Aldi’s copycat Aperol is only £6.99

It means families looking for a tipple in the 23C heat this weekend can save moneyAND get a tastier drink.

哪个? asked a panel of 100 Brits to rate the flavour, “mouthfeel”, appearance and smell of Pimm’s and Aperolboth £15 for 700mlalong with two supermarket versions of each.

In the the head-to-head taste test, 哪个? pitted Aperol against two supermarket aperitifs from Aldi and Sainsbury’s.

阿尔迪, the cheapest of the bunch, came out on top with a score of 74%, compared to the real deal, which scored 72%.

What were the results of the blind taste test?

Pimms

  • Aldi Austin’s Summer PunchScore: 72%, 价钱: £7.49
  • Tesco Summer CupScore: 69%, 价钱: £8
  • Pimm’s No. 1 – Score: 67%, 价钱: £15

Aperol

  • Aldi AperiniScore: 74%, 价钱: £6.99
  • AperolScore: 72%, 价钱: £15
  • Sainsburys AperitivoScore: 69%, 价钱: £8

The discounter’s Aperini£6.99 for 700mlwas the top tipple for four in 10 tasters and was more than 50% cheaper than Aperol, a saving of £8 per bottle.

In a separate test, the consumer group pitted Aldi and Tesco fruit-based gin cups against Pimm’s No.1.

Aldi’s Summer Punch£7.49 for 700mlwas the cheapest of the three drinks tested, but also the highest-rated overall, 得分 72%.

More people picked it as their preferred drink compared to Tesco and Pimm’s, 和 45% saying it was their favourite of the three.

Aldi's Pimms dupe is £7.50 cheaper than the original

Aldi’s Pimms dupe is £7.50 cheaper than the original
Pimms is £15 from Tesco

Pimms is £15 from Tesco
Aperol is usually £15 to buy from the supermarket

Aperol is usually £15 to buy from the supermarket

Tesco’s Summer Cup (£8 for 700ml) narrowly edged ahead of Pimm’s to take second place in their taste test, with a score of 69%.

It costs just 50p more per 700ml bottle compared to Aldi, giving Tesco shoppers a great value option for tasty summer cocktails.

In a separate taste test, 哪个? 问 100 people to rate Aperol against two supermarket aperitifs from Aldi and Sainsbury’s.

Again Aldi, the cheapest of the bunch, came out on top with a score of 74 百分.

Aldi’s Aperini£6.99 for 700mlwas the top tipple for four in 10 tasters and was more than 50% cheaper than Aperol, a saving of £8 per bottle.

Sainsbury’s ownbrand alternative, an £8 bottle of Aperitivo narrowly came in third place scoring 69%.

It’s worth noting though that we’ve spotted that Morrisons has slashed the price of Aperol to just £10 ahead of the long weekend if you’re looking to save on the branded tipple.

If you’re after more bargain booze, then Asda is offering 25% off boxes of prosecco, wine and champagne this bank holiday weekend.

We’ve also got the low-down on how to cut costs on your booze bill as prices have risen post-lockdown.

Plus if you’re in a hurry to get the discount buys delivered to your door, Tesco has also launched a rapid delivery service to ferry groceries to customers within an hour.

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