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Mix Your Own Perfect Lemon Drop Martini

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Are you a fan of tangy citrus flavors and deliciously sweet cocktails? Look no further than the perfect lemon drop martini! This classic cocktail is a timeless favorite for a reason, and with the right ingredients and a bit of mixology magic, you can create your own delicious concoction in just a few simple steps. Whether you're hosting a party or just want a refreshing drink after a long day, a lemon drop martini is sure to hit the spot.

Step 1: Gather Your Ingredients
Before you get started on your cocktail adventure, you'll need to gather the right ingredients. You'll need vodka, fresh lemon juice, simple syrup, and sugar for rimming the glass. For the vodka, you can choose your preferred brand or even try infused varieties like lemon or citron for an extra burst of flavor. For the simple syrup, mix equal parts of sugar and water and heat until the sugar is fully dissolved.

Step 2: Prep Your Glassware
The presentation of your cocktail is just as important as its taste, so make sure you have the right glassware and garnishes. A traditional lemon drop martini is usually served in a chilled martini glass with a sugar rim. To create the rim, dip the rim of the glass in fresh lemon juice or water and then dip it in sugar to create a sweet, tangy kiss for your lips.

Step 3: Mix and Shake
Now it's time to mix and shake up your cocktail. In a shaker, combine 2 oz of vodka, 1 oz of fresh lemon juice, and 1 oz of simple syrup. Add ice to the shaker and shake vigorously for about 15 seconds until the shaker is frosty. Strain the cocktail into your prepared glass to get rid of any bits of ice.

Step 4: Add the Finishing Touch
No lemon drop martini would be complete without a lemon twist garnish. Cut a lemon slice and twist it over the top of the glass to release the oils and add a fresh burst of citrus aroma to your drink.

There you have it, your very own homemade perfect lemon drop martini! With just a few simple ingredients and some mixologist know-how, you can whip up a delicious cocktail that will impress your guests or satisfy your own craving for a sweet and tangy drink. So why wait? Grab your shaker and start mixing up some fun!

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