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.