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Drinks Made with Vodka

5 Exciting Drinks Made With Vodka That You Can Replicate at Home

Vodka is a distilled liquor made from fermented rye, grain, wheat, potatoes, or sugar beet molasses. The great thing about vodka is that it is versatile and a large range of cocktails can be made with it.
Tastessence Staff
Last Updated: Jan 27, 2018
Each has its own special quality; a green apple martini slips down easy, whereas a long island iced tea hits you hard and fast. A special few can handle the full flavor of a bloody mary, and cosmopolitans are a must for girls. Let us look at a few cocktails that you can try whipping up by yourself.

Bloody Mary
Ingredients
  • 1 (6-ounce) container tomato juice
  • 2 ounces vodka
  • 5 drops, hot sauce
  • Dash of red wine and dry sherry
  • 7 drops, Worcestershire sauce
  • Pinch celery salt
  • Salt and pepper
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Celery stalks
Directions
Add about three cubes of ice to a highball glass, and then pour in all the liquid ingredients. Stir and then add salt and pepper to taste. Garnish with a celery stick and cherry tomato, and serve.

Vodka Sangria
Ingredients
  • 1 bottle rosé wine
  • 1 bottle club soda
  • 6 ounces, Cîroc vodka
  • 3 ounces, strained orange juice
  • 3 ounces, Grand Marnier
  • 3 ounces, pomegranate juice
  • 2 ounces, white grape juice
  • 2 ounce, simple syrup
  • 2 ounces, lemon juice
  • 1 box blackberries or raspberries
Directions
Fill a large pitcher halfway up with ice. Combine the rosé wine, Grand Marnier, Cîroc vodka, white grape juice, simple syrup, lemon juice, pomegranate juice, and strained orange juice in the pitcher. The color you should achieve at this point is light pink. While serving, top each glass with about ½ ounce club soda, and serve with blackberries or raspberries.

Long Island Iced Tea
Ingredients
  • 1 part gin
  • 1 part vodka
  • 1½ parts sweet and sour mix
  • 1 part Tequila
  • 1 part triple sec
  • 1 part rum
  • 1 splash coca-cola
Directions
Use a glass or pitcher to mix all the ingredients together. Fill up 1/3 of a cocktail shaker with ice and pour all the ingredients into the shaker. Close and give it one quick shake. Pour it into a tall glass and garnish with a slice of lemon.

Apple Martini
Ingredients
  • 1 part apple schnapps
  • 2 part vodka
  • Splash of lime juice
  • Apple slice
  • Cinnamon and sugar for rimming glass
Directions
Prepare the martini glass by dipping the rim into a shallow dish filled with water, and then into a shallow dish containing a water and cinnamon mixture. In a cocktail shaker half filled with ice, combine all the ingredients. Cover and shake. Strain into a prepared martini glass and garnish with the apple slice.

Cosmopolitan
Ingredients
  • ½ oz. cranberry juice
  • 1 oz. vodka
  • ½ oz. Rose's lime juice
  • ½ oz. triple sec
Directions
Combine vodka, triple sec, lime, and cranberry juice and pour into cocktail shaker half filled with ice. Shake and strain into glass. Place a wedge of lime on the rim and serve.
Cosmopolitan cocktail
Apple Martini cocktail
Long Island Ice Tea
Vodka Sangria
Bloody Mary