A lemon drop martini is indeed a very popular drink, especially among the people in the West Coast. This cocktail became popular during the 70s and eve up to now it has remained of the most favorite drinks of people around the world.

As its name implies, it is basically a lemony concoction. Although it is sweet, it can be quite potent. Just like wine, it is considered as a ladies drink and one of the favorites of Oprah Winfrey. Make a lemon drop martini today and enjoy this great drink with family and friends! Ingredients you would need include 1 long strip of lemon zest, white sugar, 1 jigger citron vodka, 1 ounce sweet and sour mix, ½ ounce lime juice and 1 cup crushed ice. Moisten edges of a martini glass with limejuice, dip moistened edges into sugar and place the strip of lemon zest in a glass. Mix limejuice, vodka, sweet and sour mix and ice in a shaker, shake vigorously and strain to the martini glass.

Another martini recipe includes ingredients such as 10 ounces vodka, ½ cup sugar, 4 ounces freshly squeezed lemon juice, ½ cup water and ice cubes. Prepare the sugar syrup before making the martini. Mix ½-cup water and sugar in a small saucepan and place on a flame. Allow the water to boil for five minutes and not stir. Remove from flame, blend well and set for cooling. Begin making the cocktail by putting lemon juice and sugar in a cocktail shaker, shake well, add ice cubes then vodka and thoroughly chilled sugar syrup. Shake the mixer vertically to make sure that the ingredients are well mixed. Strain into a cocktail glass and garnish with twisted lemon peel.

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