The John Dory's Lawrence Welk

[Photographs: Robyn Lee]

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.

Get more citrus cocktail recipes here »

The John Dory's Lawrence Welk

About This Recipe

Yield:makes 1 cocktail
Active time:5 minutes
Total time:5 minutes
Special equipment:cocktail shaker and strainer


  • Ice
  • 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


  1. 1

    Fill cocktail shaker with ice, add lime juice, bitters, Aperol, sweet vermouth, and tequila. Shake well and strain into a cocktail glass. Serve immediately.

Comments can take up to a minute to appear - please be patient!

Previewing your comment: