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Favorite Vodka Drinks

Vodka is one of the largest spirit markets on this planet. With this in retrospect it is full of potential, and there are drinks that go hand in hand with society and different aspects of celebrating, socializing, or down right out partying. Vodka drinks are available at fine restaurants, sports bars, or can be purchased and mixed at home. There are many different ways that vodka can be consumed. Here are a few of the most popular vodka drinks that are fabulous and easy to make:


The Cosmopolitan vodka drink has been around for ages, however its claim to fame was begun by a TV series and a unique character by the name of Carrie Bradshaw. This show was Sex and the City. Since then the catchy luxury cocktail has risen in notoriety and ordered among almost every chic woman in the universe. Here is the vodka drink recipe to make a Cosmopolitan:

1 oz vodka

1/2 oz triple sec

1/2 oz lime juice

1/2 oz cranberry juice

Shake vodka, triple sec, lime and cranberry juice vigorously in a shaker with ice. Strain into a martini glass, garnish with a lime wedge on the rim, and serve.


The screwdriver vodka drink is enjoyed by many people who do not enjoy drinking vodka straight. It is an essential bar cocktail that everyone should know how to make.

1.5 oz vodka

6 oz of orange juice

Add vodka to glass filled with ice, and top off with orange juice.

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White Russian

The White Russian is the perfect dessert vodka drink or can be used for a night cap. The White Russian reminds us of a warm fireplace on a snowy evening. It tastes sweet and the vodka compliments the Kahlua that is in it.

2 oz vodka

1 oz coffee liqueur or Kahlua

Tsp or two of light cream

Pour vodka and coffee liqueur over ice cubes in an old-fashioned glass. Fill with light cream and serve.

Lemon Drop

The lemon drop vodka drink is a creative way to do a shot of vodka the lemon and sugar compliment the flavor of the vodka and can add to the savoring of the shot.

1/2 oz vodka

1/2 oz lemon juice

1 sugar cube

Add sugar to the rim of an old-fashioned glass, and drop a cube or packet of sugar into the bottom of the glass. Pour vodka and lemon juice into a stainless steel shaker over ice, and shake until completely cold. Pour into the prepared old-fashioned glass, and serve.

Vodka Martini

The vodka martini was first made popular by the James Bond films in the 1960’s, however it is a truly traditional drink that has been preferred through the ages and that has given rise to cousins such as the apple martini and more.

1 1/2 oz vodka

3/4 oz dry vermouth

Shake vodka and vermouth together with several ice cubes in a shaker. Strain into a cocktail glass, garnish with an olive and serve.

Jello Shots

Jello Shots are a popular vodka party favorite. They are easy to make and are quick to down when wanting to achieve drunkenness.

6 ounces Jello (large package)
16 ounces Water (boiling)
6 ounces Water (cold)
10 ounces Vodka

Mix the Jello mix with the boiling water until the powder is fully dissolved and add the cold water and alcohol. Pour the cooling mixture into either shot glasses or paper cups. Shot glasses are more attractive, but drinker can turn the paper cups inside-out to more easily eat the alcoholic Jello.

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Vodka Quote: Vodka is our enemy, so we’ll utterly consume it! ~ Russian Proverb