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Blue Raspberry Lemon Drop Martini

blue raspberry lemon drop martini

Welcome! If you’re looking for a drink that’s both fun and delicious, the Blue Raspberry Lemon Drop Martini is the one. It’s a cool mix of sweet raspberry and zesty lemon, making it a perfect pick for those who love a tasty twist. This drink is made with raspberry vodka, blue curaçao, simple syrup, and lemon juice. Served in a fancy coupe or martini glass with a sugar rim and lemon slice, it’s sure to impress.

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Tasting Notes

The Blue Raspberry Lemon Drop Martini is a flavor party. With raspberry vodka, you get that berry sweetness. The blue curaçao adds a fun color and a hint of citrus. Simple syrup smooths it all out, and lemon juice brings a bright, tangy kick. It’s a drink that’s both sweet and sharp, making your taste buds dance.

Equipment and Glassware

To make this awesome drink, you’ll need a shaker to mix everything well. You’ll also want a strainer to make sure only the liquid goodness gets into your glass. Speaking of glasses, this martini looks best in a coupe or martini glass. Don’t forget to prep the glass with a sugar rim for that extra sweetness with each sip!

Ingredients

  • 1.25 oz Raspberry Vodka
  • .75 oz Blue Curaçao
  • 1 oz Simple Syrup
  • 2 oz Lemon Juice

And for the garnish:

  • Sugar for the rim
  • A lemon slice

Instructions

  1. Start by coating the rim of your glass with sugar.
  2. In a shaker, mix the raspberry vodka, blue curaçao, simple syrup, and lemon juice with ice.
  3. Shake it up until it’s well chilled.
  4. Strain the mixture into your prepared glass.
  5. Garnish with a slice of lemon.
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Pro Tips

  • Make sure your ingredients are cold to get the best flavor.
  • Use fresh lemon juice for a brighter taste.
  • For the sugar rim, use a lemon wedge to wet the glass edge before dipping it in sugar.

When to Serve

This martini is perfect for any party or special occasion. It’s great for summer gatherings, birthday celebrations, or when you just want to treat yourself to something special. It’s a crowd-pleaser that’s sure to add a pop of color and taste to any event.

Which Liquor Brands to Choose

For the best Blue Raspberry Lemon Drop Martini, go for quality brands. For raspberry vodka, brands like Absolut or Smirnoff offer great flavor. For blue curaçao, look for Bols or Curaçao of Curaçao for that beautiful blue hue and delicious taste. Choosing good brands makes your drink even more unforgettable.

Similar Cocktails

If you love this martini, here are five similar cocktails you might enjoy:

  1. Classic Lemon Drop Martini – Just like ours but with regular vodka and a focus on the lemon.
  2. Raspberry Mojito – A minty, raspberry drink that’s refreshing and light.
  3. Blue Lagoon – A visually stunning cocktail that’s also made with blue curaçao and lemon.
  4. Cosmopolitan – If you like the fruitiness, you’ll enjoy this cranberry and vodka mix.
  5. French Martini – This one mixes raspberry with pineapple for a smooth, sweet drink.

These drinks share the same spirit of fun and flavor as the Blue Raspberry Lemon Drop Martini. Try them out and see which ones you like best!

blue raspberry lemon drop martini

Blue Raspberry Lemon Drop Martini

Prep Time: 4 minutes
Total Time: 4 minutes
5 from 1 vote
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: blue raspberry lemon drop martini
Servings: 1
Calories: 176kcal
Author: Paul Kushner

Ingredients

  • 1.25 oz Raspberry Vodka
  • .75 oz Blue Curaçao
  • 1 oz Simple Syrup
  • 2 oz Lemon Juice

Instructions

  • Start by coating the rim of your glass with sugar.
  • In a shaker, mix the raspberry vodka, blue curaçao, simple syrup, and lemon juice with ice.
  • Shake it up until it's well chilled.
  • Strain the mixture into your prepared glass.
  • Garnish with a slice of lemon.

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Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 176kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 1g | Sodium: 16mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 15g
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Blue Raspberry Lemon Drop Martini
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Paul Kushner

Written by Paul Kushner

Founder and CEO of MyBartender. Graduated from Penn State University. He always had a deep interest in the restaurant and bar industry. His restaurant experience began in 1997 at the age of 14 as a bus boy. By the time he turned 17 he was serving tables, and by 19 he was bartending/bar managing 6-7 nights a week.

In 2012, after a decade and a half of learning all facets of the industry, Paul opened his first restaurant/bar. In 2015, a second location followed, the latter being featured on The Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.

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