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The Dreadful Lemon Sky

The Dreadful Lemon Sky

2 Oz Blanco Tequila
1 Oz Fresh Squeezed Lemon Juice
1/2 Oz Sugar Syrup
3/8 Oz Triple Sec
crushed Ice
ice cubes

Lemon Slice

Place a lemon slice in a cocktail glass
Place the first four ingredients in a metal shaker with equal parts of crushed ice and ice cubes
Shake vigorously until the sides of the shaker frost
Strain over the Lemon slice in the cocktail glass
Enjoy!

Note: This cocktail continues my series of Tequila cocktails named after the Travis McGee novels of American author John D. MacDonald. I have always like the Travis McGee novels, and the titles of these novels just seem to me to be particularly well suited to be also the names of great cocktails.

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Note: If  you are interested in more of my original cocktail recipes, please click this link (Cocktails and Recipes) for more of my mixed drink recipes!

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