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LEMON DROP MARTINI COCKTAIL Recipe

The Lemon Drop Martini Cocktail is a vodka-based cocktail with a lemony, sweet and sour taste. The drink was invented in the 1970s by Norman Jay Hobday, the founder and bartender of Henry Africa`s Bar in San Francisco, which opened there in 1969. The name of the cocktail probably goes back to the Lemon Drops known in English-speaking countries.

INGREDIENTS

  • 60 ml/ 2 oz. vodka citron
  • 15 ml/ ½ oz. Triple Sec. liqueur
  • 30 ml/ 1 oz. simple syrup
  • 30 ml/ 1 oz. freshly squeezed lemon juice

METHOD

  1. Pour all ingredients into a shaker with ice and shake.
  2. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
  3. Garnish with sugar rim around the glass.

SHOPPING LIST

  1. Absolut Citron vodka | USA | UK* | Germany*
  2. Triple Sec. liqueur | USA | UK*| Germany*
  3. Sugar syrup | USA* | UK* | Germany*
  4. Glasses| USA* | UK* | Germany*

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