When it comes to sipping spirits, vodka might not be your first choice. But when it comes to creating cocktails, vodka is actually a bartender’s dream. Quality vodka should be colorless, odorless, and essentially tasteless, making it a perfect boozy addition to a number of different mixers. Everyone should know how to make a good vodka cocktail or two. We’ve assembled a list of nine classic vodka cocktails that every self-respecting adult should be able to make.
Perfect for brunches, airplanes, and the day after a long night of drinking.
A tropical twist on one of our vodka-based favorites. Serve your mules in these copper mugs to keep them cool all night long!
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Because there’s no way you could live out all of your Carrie Bradshaw life aspirations without knowing how to make one of these.
Look at this one as a Cosmopolitan 2.0. And really, you’ve come a long way in your cocktail concocting since one recipe ago.
Even the crappiest of cocktail makers will have a hard time screwing this one up. We recommend sticking to this simple recipe after one-too-many Bloody Marys.
If there’s one thing we want to be sipping on the beach, it’s this thirst quenching, citrus-packed cocktail. Plus, limiting the booze to only one spirit will keep your alcohol intake in check, which is essential for long summer days on the beach.
Vodka and lemonade just go hand in hand. Add a juicy punch of mango and a sprig of refreshing mint to the mix and you’ve found your go-to Saturday afternoon drink of choice.
There’s only one better way to end a meal than with a White Russian, and it’s with a White Russian served alongside a huge slice of chocolate cake. But if forced to choose, we’d stick with the classic cocktail.
Another take on this classic vodka-based recipe. Sweet strawberry and zesty mint provide a cooling, fresh expression of this classic favorite. Serve in traditional copper mugs for an even more authentic Mule!
We can all agree here. THERE’S NOTHING BETTER THAN BOOZY POPSICLES!!