Dumbledore’s Lemon Drop and Honey Cocktail

‘Would you care for a lemon drop?’
‘A what?’
‘A lemon drop. They’re a kind of Muggle sweet I’m rather fond of.’” (SS 10)

Dumbledore's Lemon Drop and Honey Cocktail

Dumbledore's Lemon Drop & Honey Cocktail

Sophia Jenkins
Dumbledore would think that this cocktail is the bee’s knees. Lemony and mixed with honey to represent Dumbledore’s bumblebee name, this drink is bound to be a party favorite.
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Beverages
Servings 1 drink


  • ice
  • 2 oz. gin
  • 3/4 oz. lemon juice fresh
  • 1/2 oz. honey syrup


  • Fill cocktail shaker halfway with ice. Add remaining ingredients.
  • Shake vigorously and strain into cocktail glass.
  • Garnish with a twist of lemon.


  • To make honey syrup: Combine equal parts (by volume) water and honey in a pot. Heat until the honey is dissolved. Cool and store in the refrigerator. Use as needed.
  • This is an alcoholic drink and not intended for minors. A mocktail could be made by replacing the gin with lemon-lime soda or soda water.