Lemony Lemon Drop Martini

Lemony Lemon Drop Martini

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"Soooo lemony! This is nice and tart yet very refreshing."
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10 m servings
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  1. Moisten the rim of a martini glass with lemon juice or water, then dip in sugar. Set aside.
  2. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add lemon peel, lemon juice, mint leaves, vodka and simple syrup. Shake until well chilled, then pour into prepared martini glass.


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This was a very simple drink to make. I made this drink at a bachlorette party and it was a hit. I had finely grated lemon zest to the sugar to use on the rim of the glass it tasted great. :-)

I've tried several lemon drop martini recipes and this one is the best by far! It's great as-is, and I've played around with it for variations too. I rarely zest the lemons, because I'm just t...

Very good, but try adding equal parts citron vodka and limoncello liqueur in place of any sort of sour mix for a true professional lemon drop martini. mmmmmmmmmm.

I cut the lemon to 1 1/2 and it was PERFECT for me! Even w/ this small change it made me want to pucker up - not overwhelming in tartness but still packed the pucker power!

This was pretty good but it was very sour. I ended up doubling the syrup and cutting the lemon juice in half due to the extreme tartness. I also added a mint leaf to my glass to increase the fla...

I had 4 !arge lemons in the freezer from when we left on a 2 week vacation. I defrosted them in the frig intending to make some lemon bars or cookies. I juiced them, began pouring over recipes a...

Loved this! Halved the lemon and upped the vodka a tad. A great way to end Memorial Day weekend.

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