Perfect Vodka Cocktails of all Time.
Vodka nature’s to be clear makes it effortless to mix with anything. Its clean flavor produces a decent taste with any substance; it is mixed with. Therefore, it is known as the most useful liquor available because of its mixability. It is also important to note that not just any vodka will be able to birth perfect cocktails. An example of vodkas which are recommended is Stolichnaya, Grey Goose and any vodka, which is known to be of high quality. The big problem with cheaper vodkas is that they do produce unpleasant aftertaste which is bitter to your drink. On the other hand, high-quality vodkas will give you the taste that you have been looking for. And it will mix perfectly with the ingredients that you are using.
Here is a list of simple vodka cocktail recipes that are perfect to shake up for one or even prepare for many:
Tasty and Juicy Cosmopolitan Cocktail Recipe
For this recipe, it is recommended to choose vodka, which is a mid or high range. Though you are free to use the one, you do enjoy the most. Also, remember to use fresh lime juice because it results in a better taste compared to the bottled lime juice.
Ingredients for 1 serving:
¼ cup of vodka
1 full tablespoon of Triple Sec
1 full tablespoon + 1 ½ teaspoons of cranberry juice
1 ½ teaspoon to 3 teaspoons of fresh lime juice
12 to 15-inch twist of a fresh orange peel
Add vodka of your choice, Triple Sec, fresh lime juice and cranberry juice into a cocktail shaker which is initially filled with ice cubes. For about 20 to 30 seconds, shake the cocktail shaker until the mixture is well chilled and well mixed. Pour your mixture into a martini glass. For garnishing your cosmopolitan cocktail use thin fresh orange peel twist.
Remember for an addition of flavor in your cocktail, peel the thin orange twist over the filled cocktail martini glass. By doing that, you will allow the fresh orange oils to spray into the glass. Also, it is healthy rubbing orange peels on the edges of the glass to add to the flavor. Plus, if you happen to use cranberry 100% without sugar put in mind to use sugar syrup to add the sweetness.
Perfect Vodka Martini Recipe
This is a basic recipe on how to make a vodka martini. It will give you a start off on the know how to make the perfect vodka martini that you have ever desired.
Ingredients for 1 Serving:
11/2 shots (oz.) of vodka of your choice
¾ shot (oz.) dry vermouth
Olive to garnish
Place the martini glass in the freezer to chill
Mix vodka of your choice and vermouth into a cocktail shaker which contains ice cubes.
Stir the mixture if you want your drink to be clear or to have a clarity look which is highly recommended for a vodka martini. But, you are free to shake the mixture if you want your drink to appear cloudier with little bits of ice in it.
Pour your perfect mixture into a chilled martini cocktail glass.
Serve it right away with large olives probably 2 or 3 olives or you can use a fresh lemon twist.
Remember: Do not put ice cubes in the martini glass when you are serving your drink because it is already chilled.
Summer Vodka Cocktails
The reason why some cocktails are referred to as summer cocktails is that they are cool, crisp and refreshing. Now, that description defines vodka perfectly, no wonder, vodka is the foundation of so many summertime cocktails. Let’s look at some of the simple and easy summer vodka cocktails.
Volstead Summer Cocktail
This is one of the simple summer cocktails to make. It is surely an exciting cocktail for summer.
Ingredients for 1 Serving:
¼ oz. of simple syrup
2 oz. of fresh mixed berries (consist a mixture of fresh raspberries, blackberries, and strawberries)
¾ oz. of vodka of your choice
¾ oz. St Germain Elderflower Liqueur
¼ oz. Fresh lemon juice
A little champagne to the top.
1 full strawberry to garnish
Mix up the fresh berries and the simple syrup in a cocktail shaker to create a perfect puree. On top of the mixture, add vodka, St. Germain, fresh lemon juice, ice cubes and shake vigorously for about 20 seconds. Pour your mixture into a champagne flute. Top up the drink with champagne which forms crazily. Wait for some seconds for the form to subside and top it again until your glass is full. You are free to garnish your drink with either a whole strawberry or a fresh lemon zest.
Delicious Bloody Mary Cocktail
Bloody Mary Cocktail has proven to be the perfect breakfast cocktail, to kick off those lazy days in the summer season. You have the option to stick a lot of garnishes from celery stalks to shrimp to olives until it has no difference with food.
Ingredients for 1 Serving:
2 oz. Vodka of your choice, though Reyka Vodka is recommended.
4 oz. Tomato juice
¼ lemon juice, which is fresh (juice should come from half a lemon)
1 to 2 dashes of Holbrooks Worcestershire sauce
1 tablespoon of horseradish which is fresh
1 to 2 dashes tobacco sauce, which can be optional
Salt and pepper to taste
1 washed celery stalk with leafy top for garnishing
Mix all the ingredients except salt and pepper in a cocktail shaker which is filled with ice cubes. Shake the mixtures vigorously until they are well mixed and chilled. Pour your chilled mixture into a Collins glass and don’t forget to add a few ice cubes in the glass. Garnish your drink with celery sticks which contain leafy top so as to avoid your drink to appear naked.
Delicious Vodka Cocktails make you love and enjoy every moment that you are relaxing. So, I wish the recipe will help you to make every day as your relaxing moment.