Lemon Lift Off
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Lemon Lift Off
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.87 / 5
We had the new Sipsmith Lemon Drizzle gin come in stock and was inspired to make a lemony drink. Just experimented and it came out really well, tastes like sherbet ... more We had the new Sipsmith Lemon Drizzle gin come in stock and was inspired to make a lemony drink. Just experimented and it came out really well, tastes like sherbet lemons. Got a bit of a kick to it!
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Base ingredient
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Vodka
Garnish
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Lemon, strawberry
Alcohol content
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5.79% | 1.1 units *

Hurricane glass

Ingredients

oz
ml
cl
150ml 5.07oz 15cl
20ml ⅔oz 2cl
20ml ⅔oz 2cl

Method
How to make a Lemon Lift Off

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add plenty of ice to a hurricane glass, layered with four or five sliced lemon quarters
Add the Sipsmith Lemon Drizzle gin, Limoncello and the Smirnoff vodka to the glass and top up with lemonade
Garnish with more lemon and a strawberry quarter and add a paper straw
Give the ingredients a light stir with the straw and serve
~ Sipsmith Lemon Drizzle gin could not be selected on this website so I have just put gin as an ingredient, but it is essential you use the Sipsmith Lemon Drizzle gin. ~

Learn more about some of the mixology terms used in this cocktail

·  Layered  ·  Garnish  ·  Stir  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute the lemon liqueur in Lemon Lift Off with something else?

Yes, if you do not have lemon liqueur, you can substitute it with a similar citrus liqueur such as limoncello for a slightly sweeter taste or orange liqueur for a different citrus note. Keep in mind the flavor profile will change slightly.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What are some garnishing tips for Lemon Lift Off?

For the Lemon Lift Off, garnishing with a thin slice of lemon or a lemon twist adds a fresh, visually appealing touch. You could also rim the glass with sugar for an extra sweet hint.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in Lemon Lift Off compare to other cocktails?

With an alcohol content of 5.79%, Lemon Lift Off is relatively light in comparison to many classic cocktails. For instance, a typical Margarita might have an alcohol content around 12-15%, making Lemon Lift Off a good choice for those preferring a less potent drink.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

Is there a specific way to serve Lemon Lift Off to enhance its flavors?

Lemon Lift Off is best served cold in a hurricane glass to enhance its refreshing qualities. The wide bowl of the glass allows the aromas to circulate, providing a better tasting experience. Serving it with ice can also keep it chilled longer.

FOOD_PAIRINGS

What foods pair well with Lemon Lift Off?

Considering its light and citrusy profile, Lemon Lift Off pairs well with seafood dishes, light salads, or chicken prepared with herbs. Its refreshing taste makes it a good companion for spicy foods as well, as it can help balance the heat.

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