Recipes for Vodka Drinks

Vodka may not seem the most clearly useful ingredient in the cocktail cabinet, in the sense that it is typically only a neutral, colour less spirit that at most are only able to add a further shot associated with alcohol to a mixed drink. Vodka is really a distilled spirit made from grains or even potatoes. It originated in Eastern Europe, but is now created all over the world.

Vodka Drinks

Drinkers have taken to Vodka for its mix-ability as well as smooth neutral taste. Vodka’s popularity has resulted in a proliferation of new tastes and brands. These days, one can find Vodkas inside a wide variety of flavors from blueberry to vanilla.

Vodka is the best nature to keep around at all times which is the most popular base spirit with regard to cocktails. With a only a few mixers as well as liqueurs you can make a variety of cocktails, each with their personal distinct taste. This is a assortment of vodka recipes listed with their main components.

Sea Breeze

  • 1.5 ounces vodka
  • 2.5 ounces cranberry juice
  • 1.5 ounce grapefruit juice
  • Ice
  • Garnish: Grapefruit slice or maraschino cherry

Fill a cocktail glass with ice and add vodka and cranberry juice. Stir in grapefruit juice and garnish with a slice of grapefruit or a maraschino cherry.

To make a Bay Breeze cocktail, omit the grapefruit juice and garnish, and use pineapple juice instead. Garnish the drink with a pineapple wedge.

Killer Koolaid

  • 1 ounce vodka
  • 1 ounce melon liqueur
  • 3 ounces cranberry juice
  • Ice
  • Garnish: Lime wedge

Combine the vodka, melon liqueur and juice. Pour over ice in a cocktail glass and garnish with a lime wedge.

Fuzzy Navel

  • 1 ounce vodka
  • 1.5 ounces peach schnapps
  • 4-6 ounces orange juice
  • Ice
  • Garnish: Orange slice

Place ice in a cocktail glass. Add vodka and Schnapps, and stir in the orange juice. Garnish with a slice of orange.

Blue Lagoon

  • 1.5 ounces vodka
  • 1.5 ounces Blue Curacao
  • Lemonade
  • Ice
  • Garnish: Maraschino cherry

Place ice in a cocktail glass. Add vodka and Blue Curacao; top up the glass with lemonade. Garnish with a maraschino cherry.

Black Russian

  • 3/4 ounce coffee liqueur (such as Kahlua)
  • 1.5 ounces vodka
  • Mix liqueur and vodka in a cocktail shaker with plenty of ice. Strain into a glass and serve.

To make a White Russian cocktail, add once ounce milk or half-and-half cream to the shaker.

Vodka Drinks Recipes

Harvey Wallbanger

  • 1.5 ounces vodka
  • 1/2 ounce Galliano liqueur
  • 4 ounces orange juice
  • Ice
  • Garnish: Slice of orange

Place ice in a cocktail glass and add vodka and orange juice. Slowly and carefully pour the Galliano on top, but do not stir. Garnish with an orange slice.

Long Island Iced Tea

This is a very strong drink, so proceed with caution! Cocktail sour mix is a combination of sugar, water and lemon or lime juice, and is sold in most stores that carry alcohol or cocktail mixers.

  • 1/2 ounce vodka
  • 1/2 ounce gin
  • 1/2 ounce tequila
  • 1/2 ounce rum
  • 1/2 ounce triple sec
  • 1 ounce cocktail sour mix
  • Cola
  • Ice
  • Garnish: Slice of lemon

In a tall glass filled with ice, combine the alcohols and sour mix. Stir these ingredients well and top up the glass with cola. Garnish with a slice of lemon.

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