The lemon drop martini is indeed a delightful refresher. This classy drink pairs well with a full meal. Nevertheless, you can also serve it as a pre-dinner drink or enjoy with appetizers. The lemon drop martini became famous in California in the 70s. The drink is generally favored by women. It was developed in Henry Africa’s, a bar in San Francisco.

These days, the lemon drop is still incredibly popular. There are several recipes to the lemon drop martini, but the traditional drink is made with fresh lemon juice, vodka, sugar and lemon peel. Here is one lemon drop martini that you should not miss. Ingredients you have to prepare include ¾ ounce of fresh squeezed lemon juice, 1 ½ ounce vodka, 2 tsp. sugar syrup and lemon twist for garnish.

Pour lemon juice, vodka and sugar syrup into the cocktail shaker filled with ice cubes. Shake it well and strain the liquid into the chilled martini glass and then garnish the rim with the lemon twist. For a wonderful presentation, serve the drink with the martini glass rim moistened with lemon juice dipped into sugar. You should always use a martini glass for a lemon drop martini. Enjoy a refreshing and sweet-tasting lemon drop martini!

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