This poppy-hued drink from The John Dory Oyster Bar in New York City is richly citrusy and fragrant, with a puckering tartness that lingers. The mix of Aperol and lime conjures up the vivid taste of ripe grapefruit in winter.
- Yield:makes 1 cocktail
- Active time: 5 minutes
- Total time:5 minutes
- 1/2 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
- Dash Regans' orange bitters
- 3/4 ounce Aperol
- 3/4 ounce Dolin Sweet Vermouth
- 1 1/2 ounces blanco tequila
Fill cocktail shaker with ice, add lime juice, bitters, Aperol, sweet vermouth, and tequila. Shake well and strain into a cocktail glass. Serve immediately.