Lemon Drop Martini Drink Recipe

Lemon Drop Martini Drink Recipe

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Lemon Drop Martini

What is a Lemon Drop Martini?

A Lemon Drop Martini is a zesty, sweet-and-sour cocktail made primarily from lemon juice, vodka, and triple sec. It’s known for its perfect balance of sweetness and tartness, often served with a sugared rim to complement the citrusy zing.


  • 2 oz vodka
  • 1 oz fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 oz triple sec or Cointreau
  • 1/4 to 1/2 oz simple syrup (adjust based on your sweetness preference)
  • Lemon twist or lemon wheel for garnish
  • Sugar for rimming the glass (optional)


  • If you prefer a sugared rim, run a lemon slice around the edge of your martini glass and dip it into sugar. Set aside.
  • Add the vodka, fresh lemon juice, triple sec, and simple syrup to your Elixir Mixer.
  • Whisk on the first speed until the ingredients are well combined.
  • Pour the mixture into your prepared martini glass.
  • Garnish with a lemon twist or lemon wheel.

Sip and enjoy!

Fun FAQs:

What's the difference between a martini version and a shot version?

The ingredients are very similar, but the martini version is usually served in a larger quantity and in a martini glass, while the shot is served in a shot glass.

Can I use bottled lemon juice?

Fresh lemon juice is preferred for its bright, zesty flavor. Bottled can sometimes taste a bit flat or artificial.

How can I make it even zestier?

Add a tiny pinch of lemon zest to the Elixir Mixer before whisking!

This refreshing Lemon Drop Elixir Martini is perfect for a sunny day or whenever you're in the mood for something zesty and revitalizing. Enjoy!

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