Vodka is drunk all over the world and is preferred by many especially the fair sex. Vodka is made by distilling fermented potatoes, grains sugar or fruits. There are many brands available in the markets from low costing to expensive, catering to everyone’s pockets and needs.
Many types of flavored vodka are also available like citrus, pepper, apple orange and many more which impart a wonderful flavor to the drink. Premixes of vodka with flavors like black current, litchi, orange and other are also available. They are every popular amongst college students and youngsters. Some of the most popular cocktail recipes are given below.
Vodka Mixed Drinks
4 ounces vodka 1 ounce dry vermouth 2 stuffed green olives Crushed ice
Take a cocktail shaker. Fill it with crushed ice. Put vodka and vermouth into it. Shake well. Take a chilled cocktail glass. Put the olives on a toothpick and put it in the glass. Strain the vodka martini in the glass and put the lemon twist on the rim of the glass and serve.
60 ml vodka Crushed ice 30 ml coconut rum Orange juice Slice of orange to garnish
Fill half of the high ball glass with crushed ice. Pour in the drinks one by one starting with vodka then coconut rum. Sway the glass side to side to mix the drinks. Fill it up with orange juice. Garnish it with orange slice and serve.
60 ml vodka 60 ml kahlua 60 ml herbal liqueur 3to 4 drops grenadine Crushed ice
In a small ball glass pour all the three ingredients, vodka, herbal liqueur and kahlua. Fill the glass with crushed ice. Sway the glass lightly to mix the drink. Add drop by drop grenadine. Then serve.
Preparation time: 10 minutes
60 ml or 2 parts vodka Lemonade to top up Broken mint leaves 2 teaspoon sugar 8-10 lime wedges Crushed ice Small ball glass Salt Slice of lemon for garnish
Take some water in a small ball glass and put it in refrigerator to chill for 15 minutes. When the glass is chilled, take it out and throw the water. In a flat dish take some salt. Now turn over the glass upside down over the salt to get the salt rim glass. Crush the lime wedges and sugar with the help of a spoon and put them in the bottom of the chilled short ball glass with the salted rim. Pour vodka and fill the glass with crushed ice. Add some broken mint leaves and fill the glass with lemonade. Garnish with the slice of lemon and serve.
Texas Pink Cloud
Preparation time: 5 minutes
60 ml white rum 30 ml vodka 30 ml tequila 30 ml grenadine syrup 5-6 chunks of pineapple 3 teaspoon white sugar 1 lemon juice Crushed ice Blender
Take a blender and fill it up half with crushed ice. Put all the ingredients into the blender one by one. Close the lid and blend at a high speed for 3 to 4 minutes. Now pour the drink in a highball glass and serve it with a straw.