Vodka cocktails are some of the most basic mixed drinks that can be served. A collection of the most popular and simple to make vodka cocktails.

Vodka Drinks

Vodka Drinks

Vodka is a pleasure of life, however it can also be considered a dangerous sport if overdone. The best friend to possess for any drinking occasion, is vodka. Drunk bottoms in a shot, it can turn people into tigers. Also it blends subtly into any cocktail, having a distinctive taste of its own. It is no surprise, that some of the world’s most popular cocktails are vodka based. You name the cocktail, there has to become vodka in it. Is the bartender inside you, fearful of mixing cocktails? Never fear, your mixing skills can be honed and perfected with some easy-peasy cocktail recipes.

Vodka’s neutral flavor causes it to be ideal for mixed drinks: it is the most popular and many often used spirit! Vodka mixes very well with juices, amongst others. Vodka is a diminutive of the Slavic word woda/voda standing for water. Vodka can be distilled from any starch or sugar-rich plant matter.

Listed here are the best cocktails with vodka.

Basil Gimlet

Ingredients:

  • 2 ounces SKYY Vodka
  • 1 ounce lemon juice
  • 3/4 ounce honey solution (1-to-1 honey and hot water)
  • 5 small basil leaves

Directions:

  • Fill a shaker with ice and all the ingredients.
  • Shake vigorously.
  • Strain and serve in a martini glass garnished with basil.

Apricot Breeze

Ingredients:

      • 1 oz vodka
      • 3 oz apricot nectar
      • Tonic water
      • Ice

Directions:

      • Fill glass with ice
      • Add vodka and apricot nectar, then top-up with tonic
      • Stir and serve.

White Sangria

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups SKYY Vodka
  • 2/3 bottle white wine
  • 2 ounces lime juice
  • 8 ounces orange juice
  • 8 ounces apple juice
  • 1 mango, cut into cubes
  • 2 pears, cut into cubes
  • Pear and strawberry for garnish

Directions:

  • Soak the fruit in juices and vodka for just two hours to overnight (you can add more SKYY for a stronger drink).
  • Stir together in a pitcher, and serve in a wineglass.
  • Garnish with pear and strawberry.

Blue Lagoon

Ingredients:

  • 25 ml vodka
  • 25 ml Blue Curacao liqueur
  • Lemonade to top

Directions:

  • In a glass filled with ice, pour the vodka and also the curacao.
  • Top up with lemonade and serve.

The Savoy

Ingredients:

  • 2 ounces SKYY Vodka
  • 3 red grapes
  • 3 bunches of white grapes
  • 1 ounce lemon juice
  • 1/2 ounce agave syrup

Directions:

  • In a rocks glass, muddle two red grapes and two white grapes.
  • Shake the vodka, lemon juice and agave along with ice, and strain over muddled grapes.
  • Garnish having a skewer of 4-5 grapes.
Easy Vodka Drinks

Easy Vodka Drinks

Cosmopolitan

Ingredients:

  • 45ml vodka
  • 15ml cointreau
  • 5ml fresh lime juice
  • 45ml cranberry juice

Directions:

  • In a shaker, pour all the ingredients and add ice.
  • Shake vigorously for 7 secs and strain right into a cocktail glass.