But the results of Which? taste tests might be a little hard to swallow for these two big brands.
About 100 people were asked to compare the two drinks with own-brand copies released by supermarkets.
Aldi’s Summer Punch and Tesco’s Summer Cup, which both cost around 50% less than Pimm’s, ended up being rated higher than the big rival.
Aperol also bottled it in a separate taste test. He got an overall score of 72%, but Aldi’s Aperini got a score of 74%.
Tasters concluded that Aperini, which costs £ 6.99 for a 70cl bottle, has the best balance of sweetness and bitterness as well as a ‘noticeable citrus flavor that wasn’t too potent’ – leaving Aperol at £ 15 a bottle in the shade.
On the bright side, Aperol beat Sainsbury’s Aperitivo to the punch. This only scored 69% because tasters weren’t a fan of his “pale peachy” appearance.
Which? Harry Rose Magazine Editor-in-Chief said: “If you’re toasting at the start of summer or getting together with friends and family for a while, our taste tests prove you haven’t. to pay by the nose for your favorite drink.
“Whether you’re looking for a refreshing cup of fruit-based gin or a citrus-based appetizer, picking a supermarket’s own brand can save you money and potentially get you a tastier drink. ”