The John Dory's Lawrence Welk Recipe

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.

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Recipe Facts

Active: 5 mins
Total: 5 mins
Serves: 1 serving

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

Special equipment

cocktail shaker and strainer