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Lime Shortage Got You Down? Make Lemon Cocktails!

on 10/04/14 at 9:29 am

Booze News

indexIs the great lime shortage of 2014 putting the squeeze on your cocktail citrus supply? Then it’s time to stock up on lemons. There are plenty of classic and contemporary cocktails that don’t need a drop of lime juice, instead opting for the fresh zing of lemons. Here are six to try.

Rye whiskey and Bénédictine are brightened with a generous squeeze of fresh lemon juice in this classic cocktail.

California Bubble Bath
Bourbon, lemon juice and a bit of bitter Cynar get a floral lift from an easy-to-make lavender syrup.

Turista Smash
Muddled cucumber and a pinch of cilantro freshen up this frosty mix of tequila, lemon and dry vermouth.