how to make the

Lemon Drop

about this

The Lemon Drop is a classic cocktail that was created by Norman Jay Hobday at Henry Africa's in San Francisco.


The recipe is traditionally made with a simple mixture of vodka, orange liqueur, fresh lemon juice, and simple syrup.

you'll need these

Vodka Triple Sec Lemon Juice Homemade Simple Syrup* Lemon Twist


*Find a recipe for homemade simple syrup on our website.

follow these

Add vodka, triple sec, lemon juice, simple syrup, and cubed ice to a shaker. Shake for 10-20 seconds. Strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with lemon twist.



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