Drink of the Month
TEXAS LEMON DROP MARTINI
Compliments of Aaron Davis, Waterloo Ice House, AustinShake ingredients well with ice, strain, and serve with a lemon wedge.
This works well made up in a large pitcher for parties. Keep an eye on your guests, though, as it doesn't taste as strong as it really is.
Mix ingredients and serve from a pitcher. Serve drinks over ice with a wedge of fresh lemon. Mint or basil is a nice garnish.
- 1 part Paula's Texas Lemon
- 1 part vodka, preferably Austin-made
- 1 part club soda
- splash of fresh-squeezed lemon juice
LEMON RUM DROP
Paula's Texas Lemon and Treaty Oak Rum are a match made in heaven.
- 1 oz. Paula's Texas Orange
- 1 oz. Treaty Oak Rum
- 1/2 oz. fresh lime juice
Shake ingredients with ice, strain, and serve in a martini glass.
The French 75 is traditionally
made with lemon juice and sugar, but Paula's Texas Lemon makes a delicious
and easy replacement.
Combine 1 oz. Paula's Texas
Lemon and 1 oz. gin in a tall champagne flute. Fill glass with ice-cold dry
HOT SUMMER NIGHT
Mindy Kucan, noted local mixologist, won a national drink contest with this magnificent drink.
- ½ oz. Paula's Texas Lemon
1¼ oz. Tito's Handmade Vodka
2 oz. Sprite
¼ oz. lemon juice
Three sprigs thyme
In a rocks glass, muddle two
de-stemmed sprigs of thyme, honey, and lemon juice. Add the ice, vodka,
liqueur, and Sprite. Roll between a mixing tin and back into the rocks glass.
Garnish with remaining thyme sprig.
Remember to keep a bottle of Paula's Texas Lemon in your fridge or freezer so you can pour chilled tastes whenever the mood strikes you.
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