No bar is complete without simple syrup on hand, and these artisan mixtures bring with them the flavors and freshness of wine country. Sonoma Syrup Comany infuses the intense flavors of organically grown meyer lemons and mint, as part of their collection of fifteen natural flavorings. With a shelf life of 18 months, it’s great to have on hand, and works wonders added to ice teas, water, or your favorite cocktail. Sweeten your day with this lemony combo:
Sue Erickson's Meyer Lemon Drop Martini
1 lemon wedge
2 ounces lemon flavored vodka
3/4 ounces freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 ounce Meyer Lemon Infused Simple Syrup
1 lemon twist
Moisten the outer rim of a martini glass with the lemon wedge and coat lightly with sugar. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add the vodka, lemon juice, simple syrup and shake well. Strain into the martini glass and garnish with the lemon twist.