Easy vodka-based cocktails with lemon.

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If you're searching for a simple and refreshing vodka-based cocktail with a lemon twist, I have a few fantastic options for you!

The Vodka Gimlet is an excellent choice for those who appreciate a balanced mix of citrus and sweetness. With a rating of 4.9/5, this cold cocktail is shaken and served in a cocktail glass. With vodka as the base, the combination of lime juice, lemon juice, and lime cordial, along with a touch of sugar syrup, offers a crisp and invigorating flavor that's easy to enjoy. This classic drink not only looks elegant but provides a pleasant citrus zing that can be enjoyed on various occasions.

Another delightful option is the Lemon Drop Martini, which has a rating of 4.7/5. This modern classic is known for its balance of tart lemon juice and the sweet, orange notes of Triple Sec. Lemon-flavored vodka and a dash of sugar complete the mixture, usually served in a sugar-rimmed cocktail glass. It's perfect for pre-dinner sipping or as a lively treat at a social gathering.

For a simpler, lighter option, try the Vodka Collins. With a 4.5/5 rating, this cocktail is a refreshing mixture of vodka, lemon juice, sugar syrup, and soda water served in a highball glass. The effervescence and crisp citrus flavor make it a versatile drink suitable for any gathering.

The Spiked Summer Lemonade is also a wonderful choice, especially for those hot summer days. With a 3.9/5 rating, this drink combines the crisp bite of vodka with the sweetness of lemonade, complemented by the herbal notes of red vermouth. It's a fantastic, easy-to-make option for outdoor gatherings.

Finally, the Lemon Lift Off, rated 3.87/5, is a simple but tasty option that combines lemonade, vodka, and lemon liqueur. This drink, served in a hurricane glass and stirred, offers a refreshing burst of lemon flavor with a hint of sherbet simplicity.

Each of these cocktails is straightforward to prepare and offers a delightful lemony flavor. Happy mixing!

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You asked: Easy vodka and lemon cocktails. We found 10 cocktails answering the question.

Vodka Gimlet

The Vodka Gimlet is a classic cocktail that has been around since the early 20th century. It is believed to...

Vodka (75ml), Lime juice (Teaspoon), Lemon Juice (Teaspoon), Lime Cordial (7.5ml), Sugar Syrup (Teaspoon)

5 ingredients
4.9 / 5

Lemon Drop Martini

The Lemon Drop Martini is a refreshingly tart and slightly sweet cocktail that has become a modern classic. This zesty...

Triple Sec (20ml), Lemon Juice (15ml), Lemon vodka (25ml), Sugar (Dash)

4 ingredients
4.7 / 5

Vodka Collins

The Vodka Collins is a refreshing, effervescent cocktail that finds its roots in the family of Collins drinks, characterized primarily...

Lemon Juice (30ml), Soda water (Top up), Sugar Syrup (15ml), Vodka (60ml)

4 ingredients
4.5 / 5

Vodka Rickey

The Vodka Rickey is a refreshing and effervescent cocktail that offers a crisp and slightly tangy flavor profile. A mix...

Vodka (60ml), Lime juice (15ml), Sugar Syrup (7.5ml), Soda water (Top up)

4 ingredients
4.44 / 5


Limoncello is a delightful and zesty Italian liqueur well-known for its bold lemon flavor. This vibrant and aromatic cocktail is...

Vodka (1000ml), Lemon (12), Sugar (1 cup/200g)

3 ingredients
3.97 / 5

Spiked Summer Lemonade

The Spiked Summer Lemonade is a refreshing cocktail that combines the crisp bite of vodka with the sweetness of lemonade,...

Vodka (30ml), Lemonade (120ml), Red vermouth (30ml)

3 ingredients
3.9 / 5

Lemon Lift Off

We had the new Sipsmith Lemon Drizzle gin come in stock and was inspired to make a lemony drink. Just...

Lemonade (150ml), Vodka (20ml), Lemon liqueur (20ml)

3 ingredients
3.87 / 5

Raspberry Lemon Drop

Inspired by the "Pink Pick" served at the Freedom Beat in the Downtown Grand Hotel in Las Vegas.

Triple Sec (30ml), Lemon Juice (30ml), Raspberry liqueur (Dash), Sugar (Pinch), Raspberry vodka (30ml)

5 ingredients
3.73 / 5

Lemon-lime Melon Ball

The Lemon-lime Melon Ball cocktail is a refreshing, fruity drink that combines the clean taste of vodka with the sweet,...

Vodka (30ml), Melon liqueur (7.5ml), Lemonade (Top up)

3 ingredients
3.7 / 5

Lemon And Lime Vodka

The Lemon and Lime Vodka cocktail is a simple, citrus-forward mixed drink, combining the clear, clean taste of vodka with...

Vodka (30ml), Lemonade (90ml), Lime Cordial (90ml)

3 ingredients
3.62 / 5


We've collated some quick fire Q&A's on the question to help you find exactly what you're looking for.

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What is a simple vodka cocktail with lemon?

A simple vodka cocktail with lemon is the Vodka Collins, which combines vodka, lemon juice, sugar syrup, and soda water.

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How do you make a Lemon Drop Martini?

To make a Lemon Drop Martini, mix lemon-flavored vodka, fresh lemon juice, Triple Sec, and a dash of sugar, then serve in a sugar-rimmed glass.

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What are some popular vodka-based cocktails with lemon?

Popular vodka-based cocktails with lemon include the Vodka Gimlet, Lemon Drop Martini, and Vodka Collins.

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Can you use regular vodka instead of lemon-flavored vodka?

Yes, you can use regular vodka and add fresh lemon juice or lemon cordial for a similar citrus flavor.

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What's a refreshing summer cocktail with vodka and lemon?

A refreshing summer cocktail with vodka and lemon is the Spiked Summer Lemonade, which combines vodka, lemonade, and red vermouth.

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