What is a cocktail with lemon juice?

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If you're looking for a cocktail featuring lemon juice, you have several delightful options to choose from, each with its unique characteristics and flavor profiles. Let me guide you through a few of them: Lemon Drop Martini is a top-rated choice with a score of 4.7/5. This cocktail is a modern classic that offers a refreshingly tart and slightly sweet experience. Made with lemon juice, lemon vodka, Triple Sec, and a dash of sugar, it's typically served in a sugar-rimmed cocktail glass. The combination of citrus punch and sweet orange notes makes it a well-balanced treat, perfect for a lively social gathering. Another excellent option is the Lemon Daiquiri, which scores 4.63/5. This cocktail creatively blends lemon juice with Cointreau, white rum, and sugar syrup. Its tangy and sweet profile, garnished with a lemon wedge and served in a sugar-rimmed cocktail glass, makes it an elegant and delightful choice for those who enjoy spirited, fruit-forward drinks. If you prefer a non-alcoholic option, consider the Lemime, which combines equal parts of lemon and lime juice. It provides a refreshingly tart flavor and scores 3.93/5. This simple, zestful concoction is perfect for a hot day or as a palate cleanser. For a refreshing twist on traditional lemonade, the Bourbon Lemonade combines lemon juice with bourbon, triple sec, and lemonade, scoring 3.72/5. It's an easy favorite for those who appreciate bourbon with a fruity undertone, served in a highball glass. Whatever your preference, these options offer something special for any occasion, emphasizing the bright, zesty notes of fresh lemon juice. Cheers!

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You asked: Cocktails with lemon juice. We found 10 cocktails answering the question.

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

Lemon Daiquiri

The Lemon Daiquiri is a refreshing twist on the classic Daiquiri cocktail, where the tartness of fresh lemon juice takes...

Cointreau (30ml), White rum (30ml), Lemon Juice (45ml), Sugar Syrup (15ml), Lemon (Wedge), Sugar (1 teaspoon)

6 ingredients
4.63 / 5


The Lemime is a simple, citrus-based non-alcoholic cocktail that combines equal parts of lime juice and lemon juice for a...

Lime juice (120ml), Lemon Juice (120ml)

2 ingredients
3.93 / 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

Bourbon and Lemon

Lemon always goes with bourbon, but with this drink we get a hint of vanilla.

Lemon liqueur (22.5ml), Bourbon (60ml), Vanilla liqueur (10ml)

3 ingredients
3.85 / 5

Bourbon Lemonade

The Bourbon Lemonade is a refreshing cocktail that combines the warm, rich flavors of bourbon with the sweet and citrusy...

Triple Sec (30ml), Lemonade (60ml), Bourbon (30ml)

3 ingredients
3.72 / 5

Whisky lemonade

The Whisky Lemonade is a refreshing cocktail that blends the warmth of whisky with the bright acidity of lemon juice,...

Lemon Juice (45ml), Whiskey (30ml), Honey liqueur (30ml)

3 ingredients
3.71 / 5

Pink Lemonade

Sweet, refreshing drink that tastes like a pink lemonade popsicle.

Orange juice (30ml), Gin (30ml), Lemonade (90ml), Grenadine (Dash)

4 ingredients
3.69 / 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

Rich Lemon

The cocktail named Rich Lemon is a citrus-forward blend that capitalizes on the harmonious combination of Cointreau, lemon juice, and...

Cointreau (20ml), Lemon Juice (Dash), Fizzy Orange Drink (10ml)

3 ingredients
3.54 / 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 cocktails can I make with lemon juice?

There are various cocktails you can make with lemon juice such as Lemon Drop Martini, Lemon Daiquiri, and Bourbon Lemonade, each offering distinctive flavors from refreshing to sweet.

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Why is lemon juice popular in cocktails?

Lemon juice is popular in cocktails due to its fresh, zesty acidity which balances and brightens flavors, making drinks more refreshing and complex.

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Can I use bottled lemon juice instead of fresh?

While fresh lemon juice is often preferred for its vibrant flavor, bottled lemon juice can be a convenient substitute. However, ensure it's 100% pure lemon juice without additives.

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Are lemon juice cocktails suitable for non-drinkers?

Yes, there are non-alcoholic options like Lemime that use lemon juice to create refreshing and zesty mocktails perfect for non-drinkers.

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How should I store lemon juice for cocktails?

Freshly squeezed lemon juice should be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator and used within a few days for the best taste and quality.

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