Introduction: Bartending for Beginners: Lemon Drop

The Lemon Drop cocktail is considered by many to be the equivalent of hard lemon candy and alcohol form. It has become a base for several other different drinks including jello shots and moonshine. Today I'm going to be showing you how to make the drink that started all these. The lemon drop is a tart drink that is sure to please all the lemon lovers out there

Step 1: Supplies

To make a lemon drop, you'll need the following supplies.

  • Vodka
  • Lemon juice
  • Triple sec
  • Simple Syrup
  • Drink shaker
  • Lemon
  • Ice

Step 2: Add Ingredients

Begin by filling the shaker half full with ice. you then pour one ounce of vodka one ounce of lemon juice and one ounce of triple sec into your shaker. Shake thoroughly until mixed.

Step 3: Pour and Add Garnish

Because of the small size of this drink some shoes to take it in a chilled shot glass. I however, prefer to make it and serve it in a shooter glass along with a slice of lemon in the drink as a garnish. The lemon gives a little extra color and adds just an extra bit of tart flavor. Use a sharp knife to slice off some lemon peel (with a bit of lemon) and drop it into your drink.

Step 4: Enjoy!

There you have it this simple drink is quick to make and doesn't require a lot of ingredients. Despite its simplicity is sure to pucker a few faces and get lots of positive feedback. Thanks for reading!