Limoncello is a lemon liqueur produced in Southern Italy. This drink is typically served on its own, but it is also a great addition to a cocktail. Here are 6 of the best Limoncello cocktails.
1. Limoncello Whiskey Sour
Ingredients: 3oz of whiskey, 2oz of Limoncello, 1oz of fresh lemon juice, splash of club soda, ice, and cherries or lemon wedges for garnish
Instructions: combine ice, whiskey, limoncello and lemon juice into shaker, and shake for one minute. Strain into glasses, add club soda and garnish.
2. Limoncello Gin Fizz
Ingredients: 45ml of gin, 15ml of Limoncello, 15ml lime juice, dash of simple syrup and sparkling water, and 2 thyme sprigs
Instructions: combine all ingredients, except for sparkling water, into mixing glass and stir. Strain into glass over ice and top with sparkling water
3. The Navigator
Ingredients: 60ml of gin, 22.5ml of Limoncello, 37.5ml of pink grapefruit juice, and one lemon twist for garnish
Instructions: mix all ingredients into shaker with ice. Shake, strain, and top with lemon twist.
4. Limoncello Spritz
Ingredients: 2oz of Limoncello, 3oz of Prosecco, 1oz club soda, 1 cup ice, 1 sprig of mint, and 3 lemon slices
Instructions: Pour Limoncello, Prosecco and club soda over ice. Stir then add mint and lemon slices.
5. Limoncello Moscow Mules
Ingredients: 3oz of Limoncello, 3oz of vodka, 1oz fresh lemon juice, 4oz ginger beer, ice, and lemon slices
Instructions: Combine Limoncello, vodka, lemon juice and ice into cocktail shaker. After shaking, pour over ice and lemon slices then add ginger beer.
6. Limoncello Lady
Ingredients: 1oz of Limoncello, 2oz of lemonade, and 3oz of Prosecco
Instructions: combine ingredients into glass and stir.