National Vodka Day is Monday, October 4. We’ve got you covered with a round-up of vodka cocktail recipes to help you celebrate this versatile distilled spirit.
1.5 oz Broken Shed Vodka
1 oz Orange Liqueur
.5 oz Fresh Lime Juice
.25 oz Cranberry Juice
Garnish: Orange Peel
Add all ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled
with ice. Shake well and double strain into a martini glass. Garnish with an orange peel.
Recipe courtesy of Broken Shed Vodka.
1.5 oz of Tommyrotter Distillery Small Batch Vodka
.75 oz of Fresh Squeezed Grapefruit Juice
.5 oz of Honey Syrup
2 dashes of Orange Bitters
1 Cucumber Slice
Shake ingredients with ice. Strain from shaker with Hawthorne strainer over a fine strainer into a rocks glass. Garnish with a cucumber slice.
Recipe courtesy of Tommyrotter Distillery Small Batch Vodka.
2 parts SKYY® Vodka
1 part Grapefruit juice
½ parts Simple syrup
2 Basil leaves
Pinch of salt
4 parts Soda
Add first five ingredients to tin and shake with ice. Strain into Collins glass. Top with soda and garnish with grapefruit peel and basil.
Recipe courtesy of SKYY Vodka.
3 parts Absolut Elyx
3 parts Coconut Water
1 part Lemon
1 part Honey
3 parts Prosecco
In a Copper Balloon Cup, build the ingredients over cubed ice, top with Prosecco and stir gently to combine. Garnish with cinnamon and orange slices.
Recipe courtesy of Absolut Elyx.
4 oz. CANTEEN Strawberry
0.5 oz. Vodka
0.5 oz. Lime Juice
Softly muddle mint leaves and strawberries without completely crushing the ingredients. Combine all ingredients over ice. Garnish with whole strawberry.
Recipe courtesy of CANTEEN.
1 1/2 ounce Grey Goose vodka
2/3 ounce aloe vera juice
2/3 ounce apple juice
1/3 ounce lemon juice, freshly squeezed
Garnish: gold flakes
Add the vodka, aloe vera juice, apple juice, lemon juice and raspberries into a shaker with ice and shake until well-chilled. Double-strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with gold flakes.
Recipe courtesy of Komodo. Photo by Groot Hospitality.
Fifth & Lavender
5 oz Tito’s Vodka
75 oz lavender syrup
75 oz lychee syrup
5 oz fresh lemon juice
1 oz Q Club Soda
Shake & strain all ingredients into a Collins glass. Garnish with lavender sprig & 1 lemon wheel.
Recipe by American Social. Photo Credit: American Social.
5 oz Reyka Vodka
.5 oz Ginger Syrup
.75 oz lemon juice
.5 oz simple syrup
In a short tin, add the cucumber and mint. Muddle. Combine remaining ingredients and add ice. Shake and strain into a Collins glass. Garnish with cucumber ribbon.
Recipe by Makoto. Photo Credit: Laurie Satran.
60 ml / 2 oz Belvedere Smogóry Forest
7.5 ml / ¼ oz Chamomile Tea
15 ml / ½ oz Honey
2 Dashes of Angostura Bitters
Add all ingredients to mixing glass over cubed ice and stir. Fine strain into a rocks glass over block ice. Give the fresh grapefruit peel a gentle twist before garnishing.
Recipe by Belvedere.
CÎROC Pomegranate Jewel
1 oz CÎROC Pomegranate
.5 oz Grenadine
Add CÎROC Pomegranate and Grenadine in a mixing glass. Add ice and gently stir. Strain into a coup glass (no ice). Top off with sparkling wine and garnish with a lemon twist.
Recipe courtesy of CÎROC.
Sweet Liberty’s Espresso Martini
1.5 oz. Grey Goose
½ oz. Aberfeldy Scotch
¼ oz. Amaro
¼ oz. Drambuie
½ oz honey
½ oz espresso coffee
Pinch of cayenne pepper in shaker
Combine all ingredients then shake and strain into a coupe glass, finish off with a cayenne pepper garnish across half glass.
Recipe courtesy of Sweet Liberty. Photo by Michael Pisarri.
Pinnacle Cinnamon Peach Bellini
1 part Pinnacle Original Vodka
½ part DeKuyper Peachtree Schnapps
2 parts orange juice
3 parts sparkling wine
Pinch of grated cinnamon
Combine all ingredients except sparkling wine into the shaker, give a short shake and strain into ice filled wine glass. Top with sparkling wine. Garnish with orange, peach slice and cinnamon stick.