Top 5 Drinks with Vodka

If you tend to drink a little too much, vodka might be a good choice for you. It causes less of a hangover, especially when mixed in a cocktail.

Vodka keeps the sting but is great for cocktails because it takes infused flavors so well. If you are learning to make cocktails, vodka is definitely your friend. Experiment and try things out. To start you off, here are our Top 5 Drinks with Vodka.


BLOODY MARY

With its’ beautiful and strong color, a good Bloody Mary is always a great choice. It is great for Halloween, for Christmas, New Years or any other party you might want to throw. It will be the star of the night!

Ingredients you’ll need:

3 oz. Tomato Juice

1 oz. of Vodka

1/2 oz. Lemon Juice

1 dash Worcestershire Sauce

1 pinch of Pepper

1 pinch of Salt

1 Stalk of Celery

Hot Sauce

To prepare:

In a highball glass with ice, add the Worcestershire sauce, hot sauce, salt and pepper. Pour the tomato juice, vodka, lemon juice. Stir softly and garnish with celery.


SEX ON THE BEACH

You cannot make vodka drinks and not have a good Sex on the Beach. If you want to call yourself a good bartender, you must know this one by heart.

This two colored drink is a great addition to any cocktail selection.

Ingredients you’ll need:

2 oz. Orange Juice

2 oz. Cranberry Juice

1 ½ oz. Vodka

1/2 oz. Peach Schnapps

In a highball glass, pour the orange jice, the cranberry juice, vodka and schnapps. Garnish with a slice of orange. Easy!


SEA BREEZE

The now popular Sea Breeze was originally not with vodka, but with Gin. It also didn’t have any cranberry juice. It has evolved over the last 80 years and is now the delicious version we enjoy today.

Ingredients you’ll need:

4 oz. Grapefruit Juice

1 1/2 oz. Cranberry Juice

1 1/2 oz. Vodka

In a highball glass filled with ice pour the grapefruit and the cranberry juice and then the vodka. Garnish with a lime wedge.


KAMIKAZE

This cocktail named in Japanese, is an all time favorite. It has a beautiful color and even better taste. It is serves in a cocktail glass, adding a touch of elegance to any gathering.

Ingredients you’ll need:

1/2 oz. of Vodka

1 oz. of Lime Juice

1 oz. Triple Sec

In a cocktail shaker, mix all the ingredients with ice. Shake away. Strain into a cocktail glass, chilled. Garnish with a lime wedge.


LEMON DROP MARTINI

If lemon and vodka is what you like, the Lemon Drop Martini is perfect for you!

Served in a sugar-rimmed martini glass, it can be a perfect drink for a summer party or a snowy Christmas Eve.

Ingredients you’ll need:

1 1/2 oz. Vodka

3/4 oz. Lemon Juice

1/2 oz. Triple Sec

1 tablespoon Superfine Sugar

Lemon wedge

In a cocktail shaker, half filled with ice, mix the vodka, triple sec, sugar and lemon juice. Shake, shake, shake until sugar dissolves.

Grab the lemon wedge and squeeze over the rim of the martini glass. Pour sugar on a plate and place the rim on it.

Strain into the glass and with a lemon wedge or a twisted lemon peel.

Top 5 Drinks with Tequila

Tequila is a great drink for cocktails. It’s warmness is easy to combine and can make you taste summer, if done correctly.

Here we present to you the Top 5 Drinks With Tequila. As always, drink responsibly.


MARGARITA

A timeless classic. Many are the stories of how it was created and many are those who claim to be the brains behind the magic.

In any case, what is important is to learn to get it right.

Ingredients you’ll need:

1 1/2 oz. Tequila

1 oz. Lime Juice

Lime Wedge

1/2 oz. Triple Salt

Ice

To prepare:

Put the salt on a plate and rub the rim of the margarita glass with the lime. Place it on the salt so it sticks to the rim.

In a shaker, place the ice, tequila and lime juice. Pour into glass with care. Garnish with a lime wedge.


PALOMA

If Margaritas don’t do it for you, maybe a Paloma will. This beautiful drink adds color to any situation. Enjoy it alone on a beautiful relaxing evening or gather your friends around.

Palomas are easy to prepare, sweet and will still give you that tequila punch.

Ingredients you’ll need:

2 oz. Blanco Tequila (White Tequila, 100% Agave)

Lime Wedges

Pinch of Salt

Grapefruit Soda (Jarritos or Ting)

To prepare:

In a Collins glass:  add the tequila, fill the glass with ice, a pinch of salt and squeeze the juice from the lime wedge and then throw it in. Fill it up with grapefruit soda. Enjoy!


TEQUILA SUNRISE

The Tequila Sunrise was originally created in Arizona in the 1930s. It was modernised in the 1970s by Bobby Lazoff and Billy RIce in the 1970s and has been popular ever since.

The beautiful combination of colors reminds us of the sunrise and it tastes just as it should.

To prepare:

2 measures of Tequila

2 dashes Grenadine Syrup

Freshly Squeezed Orange Juice

Orange Slice to Garnish

To prepare:

It is vital that the ingredients not be stirred or shaken. They need to be poured in the right order to get that beautiful color effect. First, the ice. After that, pour in the tequila and the orange juice. Add the grenadine syrup and garnish with an orange slice.


BLOODY MARIA

Who came up with the first Bloody Mary and how it has evolved during the last century, is a long unclear story.

Here we present you with a delicious recipe that will certainly satisfy your bloody needs.

Ingredients you’ll need:

2 oz. Tomato Juice

1 oz. Tequila

1 dash Celery Salt

1 dash Tabasco Sauce

1 dash Lemon Juice

Lime, lemon and celery to garnish

1 slice of Lemon

To prepare:

In a highball glass with ice, pour the  salt, tabasco, lemon juice and tequila. Top it off with tomato juice and stir. Garnish with lemon, lime and celery.


EL DIABLO

This is one of the most popular tequila drinks out there. It has a beautiful combination of sweet blackcurrant-flavored cassis, with the spice of the ginger beer and the bite of the tequila.

Ingredients you’ll need:

1 ½ oz. of Reposado Tequila

½ oz. Creme de Cassis

½ oz. Lime Juice

Ginger beer

To prepare:

Fill your shaker with ice, the tequila, cassis and lime juice. Shake, shake, shake.

Fill a Collins Glass with ice and strain into it. Top with the ginger beer. Delicious!