Tuaca Lemon Drop Shot Recipe Drink Cocktail

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If you are as big of a fan of Tuaca as we are, you will want to try this Tuaca Lemon Drop Shot Recipe today! This is a fun and modern take on the classic vodka based Lemon Drop.

The added hints of vanilla and citrus from the Tuaca really bring this cocktail to a whole new level of taste that is sure to not disappoint.

What is in a Tuaca Lemon Drop Shot?

Tuaca Lemon Drop Shot

This cocktail combines Tuaca, Lemon Juice, and Sugar to make a sweet and tasty and easy to make drink.

  • Tuaca A Brandy based liqueur from Italy. It has a unique taste of vanilla and citrus with hints of butterscotch and figs.
  • Lemon Juice – Freshly squeezed lemon juice is always the preferred method for maximum deliciousness with this cocktail. In a hurry, store bought lemon juice will also taste great in this recipe.
  • Simple Syrup – Simple syrup is a combination of sugar and water. This sweetens the drink and saves you time with getting sugar crystals to dissolve while preparing the cocktail. Simple syrup can be easily made at home by heating equal parts water and sugar until dissolved.
  • Lemon Wheel – Presentation is key to take this shot to the next level. This adds a nice touch and will give you picture worthy presentation. The lemon wheel can be substituted with a lemon wedge.
  • Ice – This is used in the cocktail shaker to rapidly cool the drink, but is strained out of the final drink.

The Tuaca Lemon Drop Shot can also be made with Sweet and Sour Mix and citrus liqueur Triple Sec, but we believe that the fresh ingredients in this recipe make for a better and more enjoyable experience.

How to Make a Tuaca Lemon Drop Shot (4 Easy Steps)

Making a delicious Tuaca Lemon Drop Shot is easy. All you need is the ingredients, a shot glass, and cocktail shaker.

Step 1

Add Ice, Tuaca, Lemon Juice, and Simple Syrup to Cocktail Shaker.

Step 2

Shake Until Cocktail is Cooled.

Step 3

Strain Into Shot Glass.

Step 4

Garnish with Lemon Wheel and Enjoy.

Tuaca Lemon Drop Shot

Tasty Tuaca Lemon Drop Shot

The Tuaca Lemon Drop Shot is a fun take on the classic vodka based lemon drop.
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Drink Type: Cocktail
Main Alcohol: Liqueur
Keyword: Lemon, Liqueur, Simple Syrup, Tuaca
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 1


  • Cocktail Shaker
  • Shot Glass


  • 3/4 oz Tuaca
  • 3/4 oz Lemon Juice Fresh
  • 1/4 oz Simple Syrup
  • 1 Lemon Wheel
  • Ice


  • Add Ice, Tuaca, Lemon Juice, and Simple Syrup to Cocktail Shaker
  • Shake Until Ingredients are Fully Mixed and Chilled (10-15 Seconds)
  • Strain into Shot Glass
  • Garnish with Lemon Wheel

Bartender Notes

  • You can make simple syrup at home by combining equal parts water and sugar and heating in a pot until sugar is fully dissolved. Cool and Serve.
  • For a sweeter shot try adding a sugar rim to the shot glass.

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The Classic Lemon Drop Shot is a tasty cocktail. It is sweet and similar to drinking lemonade. The main difference is that the Classic Lemon Drop Shot uses vodka instead of Tuaca as in this recipe.

Learn how to make this party favorite here.

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