Forget the 'Vodka Red Bull', this is the cocktail connoisseur's way of combining caffeine and vodka.
Balanced, tasty and enlivening, this cocktail is incredibly quick and easy to make using just three ingredients that should be every day essentials in
Temperature is key to the enjoyment of this modern classic. Consume while icy cold.
A vodka-based Negroni.
Vodka and coffee combine in this tasty wake up call.
Richly flavoured with orange and lemon.
This popular cocktail is simple but tasty. Try with just a splash of cola (rather than also with the cream that makes a Colorado Bulldog).
Vodka replaces cachaça in this Caipirinha-style drink.
Vodka doused mint with the merest hint of lime. Clean and flavoursome.
Very similar to the Caipirovska in its use of vodka, lime and crushed ice: the honey makes the difference.
Refreshing lemonade with a kick. Great for a hot afternoon.
The honey and lemon combo are reminiscent of a toddy but here served long and iced with cleansing vodka.
A bite-sized vodka take on the Margarita.
Enrich the minty flavour by macerating the mint in the vodka some hours before making.
A real wake-up call and the drink that led to many Espresso Martinis.
Alcoholic lemonade with mint? A vodka mojito? However you describe it, it works.
The temperature at which this drink is served and the freshness of the orange juice are crucial to its success, but it's perhaps better made into a Harvey
A Tom Collins with vodka - a refreshing balance of sweet and sour.
The bitter contribute greatly to this tasty vodka-based sour.
A Black Russian smoothed with cream.
Sweet coffee and orange smoothed by a creamy top. A veritable dessert in a glass. (Better when made with a dry coffee liqueur.)
Lemon and orange combine to make a fresh tasting citrus shot.
Campari and soda with some oomph.
Lacks interest but balanced and hard to fault as a simple and refreshing drink.
A Negroni where vodka is substituted for gin.
This tasty cocktail is basically a Vodka Mojito served straight-up.
More usually made with rum but superbly fresh and refreshing with vodka.
Rich strawberries fortified with vodka and a hint of pepper spice.
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