If you're a fan of tart and tangy flavors, then the Lemon Drop cocktail is sure to be your new favorite drink. But this refreshing libation isn't just about the taste - it also has an interesting history and a fun twist that will make your taste buds (and your lobster-loving friends) sing.
The origins of the Lemon Drop are a bit murky, but it is believed to have first appeared on the cocktail scene in the 1970s. It quickly gained popularity thanks to its simple yet delicious combination of vodka, lemon juice, and simple syrup. Today, it can be found on the menu at bars and restaurants all over the world.
But here's where things get really interesting: the Lemon Drop is not just a drink, it's also a food pairing. That's right - believe it or not, lemon and lobster are a match made in heaven. The bright and citrusy flavor of the Lemon Drop pairs perfectly with the sweet and succulent taste of lobster, making it the ultimate indulgence for seafood lovers.
So the next time you're in the mood for a refreshing cocktail and a tasty treat, give the Lemon Drop a try. Here's the recipe:
- 2oz (60ml) Vodka
- 1/2oz (15ml) Triple Sec
- 1oz (30ml) Lemon Juice
- 1/2oz (15ml) Sugar Syrup
- Fill a shaker with ice.
- Add vodka, triple sec, lemon juice, and simple syrup to the shaker.
- Shake vigorously until chilled and diluted.
- Strain the cocktail into a chilled glass.
- Garnish with a lemon wedge, if desired.
Pair it with a lobster tail (steamed or grilled, it's up to you) for a truly unforgettable experience. Trust us, your taste buds will thank you.
Get Your Citrus On!
And if you want to show off your love for this tasty combo, be sure to check out our Lobster Lemon enamel pin at Cocktail Critters. It's the perfect accessory for your next seafood feast or cocktail party, and it also makes a great gift for the foodie in your life. So why wait? Head on over to our store and get your very own Lobster Lemon enamel pin today!