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Cocktails with vodka: Learn and delight yourself with these drink recipes

Maria de Piña
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Cocktails with vodka: Learn and delight yourself with these drink recipes
Cocktails with vodka: Learn and delight yourself with these drink recipes

It never hurts to learn tricks when it comes to drinks and if we want to stand out when attending a visitor, it would be good to know how to prepare cocktails with vodka.

There is a wide variety of cocktails with vodka, where we can experience different mixtures of flavors, aromas and sensations.

Practical cocktail recipes with vodka

Vodka has a fairly high alcohol content, added to an intense flavor and aroma, so try to respect the measurements of the following recipes so that the flavors remain in balance. Remember that what you are looking for with a cocktail is to enjoy the nuances.

Black and White Russian

Cocktails with vodka: Learn and delight yourself with these drink recipes
White Russian cocktails with vodka

They are two very old and famous cocktails that stand out for the implementation of coffee and their simplicity. They have a very elegant appearance with an exquisite flavor that will fascinate you.

To prepare them you need:

BlackRussian

  • 25 ml of Kahlú coffee liqueur.

  • 50 ml of vodka.

  • Ice and a cherry for cocktail.

The two drinks should be shaken in a cocktail shaker and served with ice.

White Russian

  • 25 ml of Kahlú coffee liqueur.

  • 50 ml of vodka.

  • 25 ml of liquid cream.

  • Ice and a cherry for cocktail.

The cream is placed after having prepared the Black Russian delicately with a spoon so that it changes its color and the icing is added.

Vodkatini

Cocktails with vodka: Learn and delight yourself with these drink recipes
Vodkatini cocktail recipe

It is a very old classic that has its own history and whose magic lies in its simplicity, it is a fine cocktail that younger palates do not know how to appreciate, but that those who are looking for a bit of class and nostalgia love.

Only the following is required to do so:

  • 50 ml of vodka.

  • Olives or a piece of lemon.

  • A light splash of dry vermouth.

The trick is to please the customer, each connoisseur looks for his own style, some prefer shaken, others just stirred, it can be taken with or without ice and the decoration is between olives or lemon.

cosmopolitan

Cocktails with vodka: Learn and delight yourself with these drink recipes
Cosmopolitan Vodka Cocktails

This is one of the most famous and renowned vodka cocktails in the world. It is unknown who created it, but it became popular in the 90s thanks to the series Sex in New York and it is not for less, since it has a very addictive flavor.

For its preparation you will need:

  • 15 ml of Cointreau.

  • 45 ml of vodka.

  • 10 ml of lemon juice.

  • Cranberry juice.

  • Ice.

  • A twist of lemon or orange.

Mix everything in the shaker and serve with a twist of lemon or orange to decorate. Its peculiar color is what makes it so striking.

Moscow Mule

Cocktails with vodka: Learn and delight yourself with these drink recipes
Moscow Mule

Created in honor of ginger beer, it is a spicy cocktail that awakens all the senses and takes the palate on a roller coaster of new sensations.

The following ingredients are required for its preparation:

  • Ginger beer.

  • Lemon.

  • 50 ml of vodka.

  • Ice.

The vodka is first served over ice in a glass, stirred and the lemon juice is added, finally, the beer is added and decorated with a piece of lemon. Traditionally in bars it is customary to serve it in a copper cup.

Prepare cocktails with vodka and fruits

The variety of cocktails is great, but cocktails with vodka and fruit cannot be missing from this top. These are some of the most in-demand favorites around the world every day, they are hugely popular and they are also easy to prepare.

Vodka with strawberries

Cocktails with vodka: Learn and delight yourself with these drink recipes
Strawberry Vodka: Cocktails with Vodka and Fruits

It is a striking and refreshing cocktail with a perfect balance between sweetness and intensity, the strawberries and lemon add that citrus touch and when mixed with the rest of the ingredients we obtain a high quality cocktail.

To prepare it you need:

  • 45 ml of vodka.

  • 45 ml of white rum.

  • 45 ml of strawberry liqueur.

  • 15 ml of lemon juice.

  • A splash of grenadine.

  • Ice.

  • 1 medium strawberry.

Mix all the ingredients in the cocktail shaker, shake them so they are well shaken, then strain, add ice and decorate with the strawberry.

Veracruz Cocktail

Cocktails with vodka: Learn and delight yourself with these drink recipes
Veracruz Cocktail

A striking mix of vodka, fruit and creativity, it represents the Mexican identity and is one of the most famous cocktails you can try. Its flavor is quite exotic, as is its presentation.

The necessary ingredients and their preparation is as follows:

  • A medium pineapple.

  • 50 ml of vodka.

  • Grapefruit juice.

  • Orange juice.

  • Pineapple juice.

  • Lemon.

  • Salt.

Start by cutting the top of the pineapple and extracting most of the pulp so that it can serve as a glass, the salt is for you to seal the edges of the pineapple. The removed pulp will serve to extract the juice, once ready mix the juices and add the vodka.

The lemon adds a decorative touch to the rim of the pineapple glass, so be sure to use a large slice, usually served with a straw.

cocktail with vodka and watermelon

Cocktails with vodka: Learn and delight yourself with these drink recipes
vodka and watermelon cocktail

Sweet, tropical and refreshing, this rich cocktail is also served in the fruit itself, this gives it a striking touch and is perfect for festive and summer settings.

Pay attention to what you need and how the cocktail is made:

  • 1 medium size watermelon.

  • 300 ml of vodka.

  • Lemon soda.

  • Lemon.

  • A touch of powdered strawberry juice.

  • Ice.

Choose a round watermelon, cut the shell a little at its base to give it stability without reaching the pulp. Cut the upper shell and extract a little pulp, crush the rest inside the shell to extract the juice, add the soda, vodka and the rest of the ingredients.

Stir a little with the straw so that the flavors mix and blend, place a slice of lemon as a decoration on the edge and ready to enjoy.

Bloody Mary

Cocktails with vodka: Learn and delight yourself with these drink recipes
bloody mary

Finishing this top of vodka cocktails without talking about how to prepare the famous bloody mary would be unfair. It is the king of cocktails with vodka and fruit and although many claim that it is not so easy to prepare, here we will tell you how to make it successfully.

To create a Bloody Mary you only need:

  • 30 ml of vodka.

  • 60 ml of tomato juice.

  • 10 ml of lemon juice.

  • 5 drops of Tabasco sauce.

  • 1 pinch of salt.

  • 1 stick of celery.

  • 1 pinch of pepper.

  • 3 ice cubes.

To begin with, make sure that all the ingredients are of the best quality or it will not come out correctly. Mix everything in the shaker and shake it, do not mix it, put plenty of ice on it to reduce the acidity of the tomato juice, serve it and drink it instantly.

This cocktail has a fairly strong chemical combination, which is why it becomes unstable and degrades quickly, so its secret is to prepare it and consume it immediately.

Become the king of cocktails, try, enjoy and experience new experiences carrying out each recipe, do not forget to respect the order of preparation and be careful with alcohol.

 

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