As with much of cocktail history, the origin story of the Lemon Drop is mixture of legend and fact. Rumor has it that the drink was created sometime in the 1970s at a bar called Henry's Africa in San Francisco.
Though this cocktail doesn't have the long history as others, it has made it's stamp as a mimic of the classic lemon drop candy by balancing it's sweet and tart flavors.
Easy to make and easier to enjoy anytime of year, it's a great classic Vodka drink!
2 oz. Lemon infused Vodka
1 oz. Fresh Lemon Juice
0.75 oz. Eli Mason Rich Simple Syrup
Rim the glass with the lemon used for your fresh lemon juice and press into white sugar . Add the Vodka, lemon juice, and Eli Mason Rich Simple Syrup to a cocktail shaker and shake with ice. Strain into a glass and garnish with a lemon twist. Enjoy!