Lemon Ice

Jim Meehan, Prairie School | Chicago

lemon ice cocktail

In a nod to the “organic architecture” philosophy of Frank Lloyd Wright, from which Prairie School draws its name, Jim Meehan’s Lemon Ice calls on ingredients from the surrounding area, including an Illinois sparkling wine and a vodka distilled in Chicago.

Ingredients

Serving: 1

  • 1 1/2 ounces vodka, preferably CH Vodka
  • 1 ounce dry sparkling wine, preferably Illinois Brut Sparkling Wine
  • 1 ounce simple syrup
  • 3/4 ounce lemon juice

Garnish: lemon wheel

Directions
  1. Combine all ingredients in a rocks glass.
  2. Top with a mound of shaved ice.
  3. Garnish with a lemon wheel.
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