One sip of these lemon cocktails, and it'll be like a slice of summer sunshine was dropped right into your glass! Whether you're looking to escape reality with an icy margarita or mix things up and try something new, we've got 50 lemon drinks that you won't want to miss.
From elegantly light spritzes for sipping in the garden to tart tequila shots fit for a night on the town – it's time to get your taste buds ready for this delicious collection of recipes full of sweetly invigorating cocktails that are sure to please moms, summer enthusiasts, and drinkers alike!
Summer is in full swing, and what better way to beat the heat than with a refreshing cocktail in hand?
If you're a fan of lemony goodness, then you're in luck because we've scoured the internet to bring you 50 of the best lemon cocktails to try.
From classics like the Lemon Drop Martini to unique concoctions like the Lemon Spritz, there's something for everyone.
Whether you're lounging by the pool or hosting a backyard BBQ, these lemon cocktails are sure to impress.
So dust off that cocktail shaker, grab some lemons, and get ready to take your summer sipping to the next level!
50 Lemon Cocktails that are Pure Summer Sunshine in a Glass
- Yucca Drink - Large Batch Vodka Drink Yucca Drink - A large batch vodka drink infused with yucca, creating a unique and refreshing flavor profile.
- Champagne 75 cocktail A delightful combination of champagne, gin, lemon juice, and simple syrup, served in a champagne flute for an elegant and bubbly experience.
- Easy Homemade Limoncello Create your own zesty limoncello liqueur at home with this simple recipe using lemons, vodka, and sugar.
- Lemon Drop Martini with Limoncello A tangy and sweet martini featuring the vibrant flavors of lemon and limoncello, perfect for citrus enthusiasts.
- The Lemon Drop (Without Limoncello) A classic lemon drop cocktail recipe that skips the limoncello but still delivers a refreshing and balanced drink, ideal for warm summer days.
- Limoncello Spritz A refreshing spritz cocktail combining limoncello, sparkling water, and a touch of maple and mango flavors for a tropical twist.
- Limoncello Sparkling Sangria A sparkling sangria recipe infused with the bright and citrusy flavors of limoncello, offering a delightful twist on the traditional sangria.
- Limoncello Spritz A quick and easy cocktail recipe featuring limoncello, sparkling water, and a hint of Texan flair for a lively and enjoyable drink.
- Easy Lavender Lemon Drop Martini Elevate your lemon drop martini with a touch of lavender, creating a fragrant and sophisticated cocktail that is still easy to make.
- Rumchata Limón Boozy Whipped Lemonade A boozy whipped lemonade made with the delightful combination of Rumchata, limoncello, and a luscious whipped topping.
- Lavender Lemon Drop Vodka Martini Infused with lavender, this vodka martini adds a floral twist to the classic lemon drop cocktail, resulting in a refined and aromatic drink.
- Lemon Margarita A citrusy twist on the classic margarita, this cocktail combines tequila, fresh lemon juice, and a touch of sweetness for a zesty and refreshing experience.
- Tequila Thyme Lemonade A delightful fusion of tequila, fresh lemonade, and aromatic thyme, creating a balanced and herbaceous cocktail that is perfect for warm weather.
- Lemon Margarita A tequila-based lemon cocktail, this lemon margarita offers a tangy and vibrant flavor profile that is both refreshing and invigorating.
- Bourbon Lemon Rosemary Cocktail A sophisticated cocktail featuring the warm notes of bourbon, the tangy zest of lemon, and the herbal aroma of rosemary, resulting in a harmonious and flavorful drink.
- Lemon Drop Shot A potent and tangy shot that captures the essence of a lemon drop cocktail in a small and intense serving, perfect for those who enjoy a quick burst of citrus.
- Strawberry Whiskey Lemonade A delightful combination of fresh strawberries, whiskey, and lemonade, offering a fruity and boozy twist on the classic lemonade cocktail.
- Lemon Drop Jolly Pops Fun and refreshing lemon-flavored cocktail infused with cranberry making them a sweet and tangy treat for adults.
- Raspberry Mojito A fruity twist on the classic mojito, this cocktail combines the flavors of fresh raspberries, mint, lime, and rum, resulting in a vibrant and refreshing drink.
- Pisco Sour Recipe A traditional Peruvian cocktail, the Pisco Sour combines the unique flavors of pisco (a grape brandy), lime juice, simple syrup, and egg white, resulting in a smooth and frothy citrus delight.
- Limoncello Gin Cocktail Recipe with Fresh Thyme A delightful gin-based cocktail infused with the bright and tangy flavors of limoncello and fresh thyme, creating a herbaceous and invigorating drink.
- Lavendar Lemon Cocktail This cocktail features the delicate floral notes of lavender combined with the zesty kick of lemon, resulting in a refreshing and aromatic beverage that is perfect for any occasion.
- Lemon Meringue Shot A playful and indulgent shot inspired by the classic lemon meringue pie, combining the flavors of lemon liqueur and creamy sweetness, reminiscent of the beloved dessert.
- Delish Limoncello Spritz A delightful and refreshing spritz cocktail recipe from Delish, featuring the vibrant flavors of limoncello, sparkling water, and a splash of citrus for a bubbly and invigorating drink.
- Lemon Drop Martini Recipe This recipe from The Art of Food and Wine guides you through crafting a perfect lemon drop martini, balancing the tartness of fresh lemon juice with the sweetness of sugar and vodka, resulting in a lip-smacking cocktail.
- Vodka Sour Recipe with Fresh Lemon Juice A classic vodka sour recipe that combines the crispness of vodka with the tangy punch of fresh lemon juice, creating a simple yet satisfying cocktail with a citrus twist.
- Lynchburg Lemonade The Lynchburg Lemonade is a refreshing whiskey-based cocktail that combines the smoothness of Jack Daniels with the tangy flavors of lemonade and a hint of triple sec, resulting in a balanced and easy-to-sip drink.
- Blueberry Lemon Drop Martini This martini takes the classic lemon drop to the next level by adding muddled blueberries, infusing the cocktail with a burst of fruity sweetness that perfectly complements the tangy lemon flavors.
- Limoncello Lavender Cocktail A delightful fusion of limoncello liqueur and lavender syrup, this cocktail offers a floral twist on the traditional limoncello, creating a sophisticated and aromatic beverage.
- Lemonade Vodka Cocktail A light and refreshing vodka cocktail that combines the bright flavors of lemonade and the crispness of cucumber, resulting in a rejuvenating and hydrating summer drink.
- Lavender Lemon Drop Martini Elevate your lemon drop martini with a lavender-infused twist, complemented by a sugar rim that adds a touch of sweetness and elegance to this floral and citrusy cocktail.
- Limoncello Collins Drink Recipe A twist on the classic Tom Collins, this cocktail recipe features the vibrant flavors of limoncello, lemon juice, simple syrup, and club soda, creating a refreshing and effervescent drink.
- Classic Lemon Drop Martini Recipe Stay true to the classic lemon drop martini with this recipe that combines vodka, fresh lemon juice, and a touch of sweetness, resulting in a timeless and tangy cocktail.
- Electric Fuzzy, a Lemonade Cocktail Recipe The Electric Fuzzy is a vibrant lemonade cocktail that combines vodka, peach schnapps, orange liqueur, and lemon juice, delivering a bold and electrifying citrus experience.
- Limoncello Spritzer A light and effervescent spritzer that combines the flavors of limoncello, sparkling wine, and a splash of soda water, resulting in a bubbly and refreshing citrus cocktail.
- Limoncello Tonic A simple and delightful cocktail recipe from The Littlest Crumb, featuring the vibrant flavors of limoncello and tonic water, creating a zesty and invigorating beverage.
- Limoncello Martini The Littlest Crumb presents a luscious martini recipe infused with the bright and tangy essence of limoncello, providing a perfect balance of sweetness and citrus for martini enthusiasts.
- Lemon Basil Martini Experience a unique twist on the classic martini with this recipe from The Littlest Crumb, blending the fresh and aromatic flavors of lemon and basil into a sophisticated cocktail.
- French 76 Cocktail (French 75 with Vodka) A variation of the classic French 75 cocktail, the French 76 replaces gin with vodka while maintaining the combination of champagne, lemon juice, and a touch of sweetness, resulting in a sparkling and invigorating drink.
- Blackberry Lemon Drop Martini Elevate the classic lemon drop martini by adding muddled blackberries, infusing the cocktail with a burst of sweet and tart flavors that perfectly complement the citrusy profile.
- Meyer Lemon French 75 Meyer Lemon French 75 - This delightful twist on the French 75 cocktail incorporates the bright and fragrant flavors of Meyer lemon, providing a sweeter and more nuanced experience while still offering the effervescence of champagne.
- Meyer Lemon Drop Utilizing the unique and aromatic flavors of Meyer lemons, this lemon drop variation delivers a mellow and slightly sweeter take on the classic cocktail, offering a harmonious balance between tangy and sweet.
- Amalfi Martini Limoncello Inspired by the lemon groves of the Amalfi Coast, this martini features the vibrant and zesty flavors of limoncello, transporting you to the sunny shores of Italy with every sip.
- Easy 3 Ingredient Cocktail: Lemon Daiquiri With just three simple ingredients—rum, fresh lemon juice, and simple syrup—this easy and tangy lemon daiquiri packs a punch of flavor and is perfect for a quick and refreshing libation.
- Lemon Drop Cheesecake Cocktail with Whipped Cream Vodka and Limoncello Indulge in the decadent flavors of a lemon drop martini infused with creamy cheesecake notes, combining whipped cream vodka and limoncello for a dessert-inspired cocktail experience.
- Lemon Margarita This twist on the classic margarita incorporates the vibrant flavors of fresh lemon juice, tequila, and a touch of sweetness, resulting in a zesty and invigorating cocktail that puts a citrus spin on a beloved favorite.
- Meyer Lemon Rosemary Bees Knees Cocktail The Bees Knees cocktail gets a Meyer lemon and rosemary makeover in this recipe, offering a herbaceous and citrusy blend of gin, lemon juice, honey syrup, and aromatic rosemary.
- Ginger Lemon Mocktail A refreshing and invigorating mocktail recipe featuring the zingy combination of ginger and lemon, offering a delightful and alcohol-free option for those seeking a tangy and flavorful beverage.
- Limoncello Spritzer Seasonal Cravings presents a spritzer recipe that combines the bright and citrusy flavors of limoncello, sparkling water, and a hint of seasonal freshness, resulting in a refreshing and invigorating beverage.
- Limoncello Spritz Embrace the flavors of Italy with this refreshing spritz cocktail that showcases the vibrant taste of limoncello, combined with prosecco and soda water for a light and bubbly drink that captures the essence of a Mediterranean summer.
As you can see, the possibilities of what to make with lemon juice (or other citrus flavors) are endless.
Whatever lemon-flavored drink you choose to make and enjoy this summer, just remember to do so responsibly.
It’s time to savor the warmer days of sunshine, sip on your favorite lemony concoction and whip up something new off our listicle grid.
Let us know if you try one of these delicious recipes or have a recipe of your own that we missed!
Make your cocktail hour extra bright and bubbly this year – cheers!
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