Vodka Cocktails Recipe

Vodka Cocktails Recipe

Are you fond of vodka drinks and always looking for exciting new recipes? Look no further! Here at Vodka Doctors, we believe vodka is not only a versatile spirit but also an art form in its own right. That's why we're dedicated to providing you with the best vodka cocktails recipes to try your hand at.

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A global vodka giant with Russian origins, Smirnoff delivers consistent quality and versatility for any mixer.

Alcohol Percentage: 40%

Taste Profile: Crisp, mild sweetness with a clean finish

Best Cocktail Pairing: Classic Cosmopolitan

Best Food Paring: Grilled chicken skewers

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Swedish purity in a bottle, Absolut is distilled from winter wheat, giving a smooth and rich experience.

Alcohol Percentage: 40%

Taste Profile: Smooth with light grain and citrus hints

Best Cocktail Pairing: Absolut Elyx Martini

Best Food Paring: Smoked salmon canapés

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Ketel One

A Dutch treat, Ketel One is the result of over 300 years of distilling expertise; a refined choice.

Alcohol Percentage: 40%

Taste Profile: Fresh with subtle citrus and honey notes

Best Cocktail Pairing: Dutch Mule

Best Food Paring: Aged cheeses or Dutch herring

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From the classic Moscow Mule to unique, imaginative concoctions, it's time to dive into the wonderful world of vodka cocktails. So, get your cocktail shaker ready, and let's dive right in!

1. Classic Moscow Mule

No vodka cocktails list is complete without the famous Moscow Mule. Simple to make, irresistibly zesty, and refreshing, the Moscow Mule is a must-try for any vodka connoisseur.


- 2 oz vodka

- 4 oz ginger beer

- Half a lime

- Ice cubes

- Fresh mint for garnishing (optional)


1. Squeeze the lime juice into a copper mug or any glass you have handy.

2. Add the vodka and fill the mug with ice.

3. Top with ginger beer and stir gently to combine.

4. Garnish with a lime wedge and a sprig of mint.

2. Espresso Martini

Perfect for a dinner party or an evening pick-me-up, the elegant Espresso Martini combines the warmth of coffee with the smoothness of vodka. Just try not to stay awake all night!


- 1.5 oz vodka

- 1 oz coffee liqueur (such as Kahlua)

- 1 oz freshly brewed espresso, cooled

- 0.5 oz simple syrup

- Ice cubes

- 3 coffee beans for garnish


1. Combine all the ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with ice.

2. Shake vigorously until well combined and chilled.

3. Strain into a chilled martini glass.

4. Garnish with coffee beans.

3. French Martini

A seductive twist on the classic Martini, the French Martini adds a fruity touch to the usual suspects of vodka and vermouth.


- 1.5 oz vodka

- 0.5 oz Chambord (raspberry liqueur)

- 2 oz pineapple juice

- Ice cubes


1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice and add all the ingredients.

2. Shake well until chilled and combined.

3. Strain into a stemmed cocktail glass.

4. Vodka Gimlet

With just three simple ingredients, the Vodka Gimlet offers a refreshing and classic taste that's perfect for any occasion.


- 2 oz vodka

- 0.75 oz fresh lime juice

- 0.75 oz simple syrup

- Ice cubes

- Lime wheel for garnish


1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice and add the vodka, lime juice, and simple syrup.

2. Shake well until chilled.

3. Strain into an old-fashioned glass filled with ice.

4. Garnish with a lime wheel.

As you can see, there's a vodka cocktail for every taste and occasion, whether you're new to the mixology game or a seasoned pro. Don't be afraid to experiment with ingredients and different vodka brands to find the one that suits your taste buds best.

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About Ferdynand Scheuerman

Ferdynand is Vodka importer, exporter and specialist with over 30 years of experience in the Vodka industry. He knows the subtle in's & out's of Vodka. Spending most of his time discovering new brands, new blends and new cocktails.

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