Vodka is like the actor that by no means steals the spotlight, but always tends to make the other actors shine. Simply because of its nearly non-existent taste, vodka goes completely with nearly any ingredient that you can imagine. If you're looking to create a sweet, sour, or spicy cocktail, vodka can fill the bill and be the perfect matching spirit.
Although there are a lot of cocktails that have vodka as a primary ingredient -- such as the Screwdriver, which calls for orange juice and vodka -- some of the more interesting cocktail recipes containing vodka are the ones that will really make your celebration memorable. Most individuals have had vodka before to some extent, and are not adverse to trying some thing new with it as the main ingredient.
One recipe worth trying out is a cocktail known as a Minty Chocolate Vodka. Initial, mix 22 mls each of vodka, white cream of chocolate, and green cream of mint. Shake the combination well, strain, and pour the liquid into a single shot glass that has already been chilled. The Minty Chocolate Vodka is a cocktail that will have your guests coming back for much more.
Everyone's heard of a Bloody Mary, so why not attempt this distinctive variation at your next cocktail celebration? It's known as the Fresh N' Fruity Bloody Mary. First, use a muddler to crush six to eight fresh raspberries in a cocktail shaker. Add 88 mls of vodka with orange zest, 66 mls of fresh orange juice, 55 mls of cranberry juice, and 22 mls each of raspberry-flavored liqueur and fresh lime juice, then shake. Add in 3 or four ice cubes and pour into a tall cocktail glass. Garnish your Fresh N' Fruity Bloody Mary cocktail with a fresh raspberry.
The Melon Coconut Sensation is the ideal drink to serve when you're relaxing by the pool, sunning at the beach, or just hanging out with a couple of friends. This tropical drink is produced by adding 88 mls of vodka to 132 mls of fresh pineapple juice. Then add 22 mls every of melon-flavored liqueur and coconut rum liqueur. Serve it in a tall Collin's glass and garnish the cocktail with a wedge of fresh lime. Your guests are sure to adore this drink!
Attempt this next cocktail recipe on a beautiful autumn day. It's called the Sweet Apple Vodka. Initial, press about 4 fresh ginger slices on the bottom of a cocktail shaker with a muddler or a pestle. Then add 176 mls of fresh apple juice, 66 mls of bison vodka, and 22 mls every of sugar syrup and apple schnapps liqueur. Strain the liquid and pour it into a Collin's glass over crushed ice. Finish off the cocktail by grating nutmeg over the surface and garnishing it with a slice of fresh apple.