Cocktail Kingdom Library

Lemon Drop

vodka, simple syrup, lemon juice

Invented by Norman Hobday of Henry Africa’s, San Francisco, c. 1970, and remained popular through the 1990s.

Lemon Drop

Prepare a chilled cocktail glass with a sugared rim.

Shake with ice:

  • 1 1/2 oz citron vodka
  • 1 oz triple sec
  • 3/4 oz lemon juice

Strain into the prepared glass.

Oxford Companion to Spirits and Cocktails, p. 417–8; barware icons courtesy of Haus Alpenz