For any kind of cocktail there’s nothing better than a drink that is neutral in taste. That’s why cocktails with Vodka is fairly popular around the world, because it is an ideal drink that doesn’t have any taste of its own and it is also lower on congeners, which means a great cocktail party without a hangover. Also the neutral drink is the reason why there are many flavours now available in the market. For a drinker this opens up the chance to enjoy different flavours and not just one or two. As Vodka can take any flavour that is added to it, so in the shop-shelves one can find flavours like marshmallow and raspberry etc to name two. That’s why it’s popular in parties because people like to try different tastes. Due to the lower rate in its toxic chemicals it is consumed by many and is even suggested for Vodka drink recipes. Yes, there are ways you can use Vodka to make the taste better and the drinking experience enjoyable. There are literally innumerable ways you can enjoy the liquor because after all it’s completely your choice how would you like to have your drink served, but there are some Vodka drink recipes that are better than the others, tastier than the others and easier to make than the others. You can make a number of cocktails with Vodka, and the top 5 of them are given below-
Among the Vodka drink recipes Blood Mary is quite famous, because it’s so easy to make and for it you don’t need special ingredients, just what’s around you and what you usually use every day. It is called Blood Mary because of its colour. The addition of sauces makes it look red. To prepare a Blood Mary drink, you need tomato, lemon, Worcestershire sauce, pepper, salt, celery, hot sauce and yes obviously Vodka. The amount to be mixed will differ glass-wise. If are making only a glass of Blood Mary, here’s the estimate- 3 oz Tomato Juice, 1 oz Vodka, 1/2 oz Lemon Juice, 1 dash Worcestershire sauce, 1 pinch Pepper, 1 pinch Salt, 1 stalk of Celery, hot Sauce. Like gathering the ingredients, the preparation too is easy. Just mix Worcestershire sauce, hot sauce, salt and pepper in a highball glass. Then gently pour the mix into the highball and stir it while you add lemon juice, tomato juice and Vodka. Garnish it with celery stalk and you can use ice-cubes to make a chilling drink.
Sex on the Beach
Quite an unusual name among the Vodka drink recipes, but it is as good as it sounds! It’s more of a fruit cocktail with Vodka. To make a sex on the beach you don’t need many things. You just need a few ingredients and there you go! To prepare it you need- orange juice, cranberry juice, peach schnapps and Vodka. Here’s the estimation to prepare a single glass- 2 oz Orange Juice, 2 oz Cranberry Juice, 1 or 1/2 oz Vodka, 1/2 oz Peach Schnapps. The preparation is simple, just mix all the ingredients and garnish it with orange slice. A chilling drink is what everyone wants. So you can add ice-cubes too.
The Sea Breeze Vodka drink recipe is as cool and easy as it sounds. The number of ingredients is so small that anyone with a bottle of Vodka can make it and yet enjoy a tasty flavour. It too is a fruit preparation for which you need- grape, cranberry and Vodka. Here’s how you can make a glass for yourself- mix 4 oz Grapefruit Juice, 1 or 1/2 oz Cranberry Juice, 1 or 1/2 oz Vodka in a highball glass with ice. To make it slightly different, garnish it with lime wedge.
Kamikaze is the cappuccino of Vodka. Easy to make, and fun to drink. To make a kamikaze all you need is- Vodka, lime and triple sec, that’s all. And all you need to do- shake all the ingredients in a mixer (ice optional but preferred), pour the preparation in a chilled cocktail glass, and then garnish it with lime wedge. To make a glass of kamikaze you need- 1/2 oz Vodka, 1 oz Lime Juice, 1 oz Triple sec.
Lemon Drop Martini
Probably the most common one among all the Vodka drink recipes, and it’s popular too. To prepare a glass of lemon drop Martini you need- 1 or 1/2 oz Vodka, 3/4 oz Lemon Juice, 1/2 oz Triple Sec, 1 tsp Superfine Sugar. The preparation is little tricky. First you need to gather all the ingredients, and then mix the lemon juice, sugar, triple sec and Vodka in a cocktail shaker. You should make it sure that the shaker is half-filled with ice cubes. Shake as long as the sugar needs to get completely blended with the mix. Prepare a sugar-rimmed Martini glass, pour the mix and then garnish it with a peel of lemon.