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Vodka Cocktails Summer

Vodka Cocktails Summer

Summer is here, and it's time to enjoy the warm weather, sunshine, and of course, refreshing vodka cocktails. Whether you're hosting a backyard barbecue, lounging by the pool, or enjoying a beach day with friends, having the perfect vodka cocktail to sip on is essential. If you're looking to impress your guests this summer and show off your mixology skills, Vodka Doctors has you covered. We have put together a list of some of our favorite vodka cocktails for those hot summer days.

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Smirnoff

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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Absolut

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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1. Vodka Lemonade

Nothing screams summer better than a classic vodka lemonade. This simple yet delicious vodka cocktail is easy to make and sure to be a crowd-pleaser.

  • 2 oz vodka
  • 4 oz lemonade
  • Lemon wheel for garnish

Fill a glass with ice, pour in the vodka, and top with lemonade. Stir gently and garnish with a lemon wheel.

2. Moscow Mule

This refreshing classic is a must-have during the summer months. The combination of vodka, ginger beer, and lime juice creates a flavorful and fizzy concoction.

  • 2 oz vodka
  • 4 oz ginger beer
  • 1/2 oz lime juice
  • Lime wedge and mint sprig for garnish

Fill a copper mug or highball glass with ice, pour in the vodka and lime juice, then top with ginger beer. Stir gently and garnish with a lime wedge and mint sprig.

3. Watermelon Vodka Cooler

Nothing says summer like the taste of fresh watermelon. This vodka cocktail, featuring juicy watermelon and cooling cucumber, is perfect for those hot summer days.

  • 2 oz vodka
  • 2 oz watermelon juice
  • 1 oz cucumber simple syrup
  • Splash of lime juice
  • Watermelon and cucumber slices for garnish

Fill a shaker with ice, add the vodka, watermelon juice, cucumber simple syrup, and lime juice, and shake well. Strain into a glass filled with ice, and garnish with watermelon and cucumber slices. To make cucumber simple syrup, heat equal parts sugar and water until sugar dissolves. Add cucumber slices and let cool...

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4. Orange Creamsicle Crush

Relive the nostalgia of childhood summers with this delicious, creamy vodka cocktail that tastes just like an orange creamsicle.

  • 2 oz vodka
  • 1 oz orange liqueur
  • 1 oz orange juice
  • 1 oz heavy cream
  • Orange slice and whipped cream for garnish

In a shaker filled with ice, add the vodka, orange liqueur, orange juice, and heavy cream. Shake well and strain into a glass filled with ice. Garnish with an orange slice and a dollop of whipped cream.

Summer is the perfect time to kick back, relax, and enjoy fantastic vodka cocktails with friends and family. Now that you have some inspiration, it's time to grab your shaker, gather your ingredients, and get mixing. These vodka cocktails are sure to be a hit all summer long. Don't forget to share your experiences and favorite vodka cocktail recipes with us by interacting with the Vodka Doctors community on our blog and social media. Cheers to a great summer!

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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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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