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24 May, 2013

Lemontini @ the Oxford

Posted in : Bars and Tasting Rooms, Bars in Raleigh - NC, Champagne / Champenoise Style on by : The Gourmez

The Oxford (My Review)
Downtown Raleigh


The lemontini at the Oxford is made with Absolut citron, limoncello, champagne, and ­sour mix. It wants to be a sophisticated take on the lemon drop, but I must give the lemon drop the edge because this lemontini does not have enough sour citrus to give it the depth I demand from a drink. The earthy and floral champagne notes peak my interest, but they dilute the lemon tartness that should star.

It goes down too easily to rise high in my rankings.


Reviewed 12 May 13.

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