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Pineapple Lemon Drop

You’ll love the Pineapple Lemon Drop for its fresh twist on the traditional favorite. Mixing vodka with the sweet tang of pineapple and the sharp bite of lemon, this drink captures the essence of summer. It’s perfect for those who enjoy a balance of sweet and tart flavors. The sugar-rimmed glass adds just the right touch of festivity, making it a great choice for celebrations or a casual evening. Try making this Pineapple Lemon Drop Cocktail tonight for a refreshing treat.

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pineapple lemon drop cocktail

Pineapple Lemon Drop

Prep Time: 5 minutes
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Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Lemon Drop, pineapple
Servings: 1
Author: Paul Kushner
Enjoy a Pineapple Lemon Drop tonight. Perfect balance of sweet and tart.


  • 1 1/2 ounces vodka
  • 1 ounce pineapple juice fresh or canned
  • 1/2 ounce lemon juice freshly squeezed
  • 1/2 ounce triple sec or Cointreau
  • 1 teaspoon simple syrup or more to taste
  • Sugar for rimming the glass
  • Lemon twist and a pineapple slice for garnish


Prepare the Glass:

  • Rim the edge of a martini glass with lemon juice and dip it into sugar to coat the rim thoroughly. Set aside.

Mix the Cocktail:

  • In a shaker, combine vodka, pineapple juice, lemon juice, triple sec, and simple syrup.
  • Fill the shaker with ice, covering the liquid.


  • Secure the lid on the shaker and shake vigorously for about 15-20 seconds, or until well chilled.


  • Strain the cocktail into the prepared martini glass.
  • Garnish with a lemon twist and a slice of pineapple on the rim or float a small piece of pineapple in the drink.


  • Serve immediately and enjoy the tropical, citrusy flavors of your Pineapple Lemon Drop Cocktail.
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Pineapple Lemon Drop
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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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