Sip on a Refreshing Lavender Lemon Drop Martini This Summer!

Welcome to the ultimate summertime cocktail – the Lavender Lemon Drop Martini! This tart and sweet drink is made with just a few simple ingredients and is sure to be a hit at your next gathering. Whether you're entertaining friends or enjoying a relaxing night on the patio, this lavender-infused martini will make for a memorable experience.

To make this delicious cocktail, you'll need , lemon , orange , simple syrup and fresh or dried lavender buds. Start by adding the lavender buds directly into the bottle of vodka using a funnel. Recap the bottle and shake to distribute evenly throughout. Let the vodka steep for five days, shaking daily to ensure all of the buds are distributed.

Once the vodka has been steeped, it's time to mix up your martini! For each drink, combine two ounces of your infused vodka with one ounce of lemon juice and one-half ounce each of orange liqueur and simple syrup in a shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously until chilled and strain into a martini glass rimmed with sugar or sugar-coated lavender buds (optional). Garnish with an orange slice or lemon wedge and enjoy!

The Lavender Lemon Drop Martini is an incredibly refreshing summertime that combines tartness from the lemon juice with sweetness from the orange liqueur and simple syrup. The addition of lavender adds depth of flavor that can't be matched by any other ingredient in this cocktail – it truly makes it unique! So don't wait until summer has passed to give this one a try – it's sure to become your go-to warm weather drink!

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Ingredients for a Lemon Drop Cocktail

A Lemon Drop is a refreshing and sweet vodka cocktail composed of vodka, lemon juice, orange liqueur and simple syrup. This classic drink is perfect for any occasion, and its balance of tartness and sweetness make it a popular choice at bars and restaurants. To make a Lemon Drop, combine two parts vodka with one part lemon juice and one part orange liqueur. Add one part simple syrup to sweeten the mixture as desired. Shake all ingredients tgether in a shaker filled with ice until chilled and strain into a martini glass. Garnish with a lemon wedge or wheel to enjoy!

The Strength of a Lemon Drop Martini

A lemon drop martini typically contains equal parts liquid, such as lemon juice and simple syrup, and , typically vodka and triple sec. This combination makes the drink a fairly strong one; however, the strength of a lemon drop martini can vary depending on the ratio of ingredients used. For example, adding more simple syrup or lemon juice would make it less strong. To ensure your desired level of strength, it is important to measure out each ingredient carefully before mixing.

The Origin of the Name ‘Lemon Drop Martini'

The Lemon Drop Martini is a classic cocktail that was created in the 1970s by Norman Jay Hobday at his bar, Henry Africa's. It derives its name from the sweet and sour combination of flavors that resemble the taste of lemon drop candies. The drink consists of vodka, triple sec, lemon juice, and simple syrup. It is traditionally served in a chilled martini glass with a sugar rim to add a sweet crunch to each sip. The drink has snce become popular due to its simple yet flavorful taste profile, which makes it an ideal choice for any happy hour or special occasion.


The Lavender Lemon Drop Martini is a unique and delicious take on the classic lemon drop. It combines all the sweetness of the original with the floral taste of lavender for an interesting flavor combination. The vodka is steeped with lavender buds for five days before being combined with lemon juice, orange liqueur, and simple syrup to create a delicious pucker-inducing sipper. This delicious cocktail is perfect for any occasion and is sure to please all your guests. So, if you are looking for a unique twist on a classic drink, try out this Lavender Lemon Drop Martini!

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Thomas Ashford

Thomas Ashford is a highly educated brewer with years of experience in the industry. He has a Bachelor Degree in Chemistry and a Master Degree in Brewing Science. He is also BJCP Certified Beer Judge. Tom has worked hard to become one of the most experienced brewers in the industry. He has experience monitoring brewhouse and cellaring operations, coordinating brewhouse projects, and optimizing brewery operations for maximum efficiency. He is also familiar mixology and an experienced sommelier. Tom is an expert organizer of beer festivals, wine tastings, and brewery tours.