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5 Vodka Cocktails You Must Try At Home

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It is never too late to learn something new while inside your heavenly habitat. Apart from delicacy to élan, preparing a vodka cocktail is none but an art. So, never be too anxious about your calories, as there are additional experiments you can conduct with the colorless drink! Yes! Vodka is generally neutral, but you can make the same according to your taste and enjoy the evening with great food and association. Read below the five well-acclaimed and easy vodka cocktails, which you must try your hands at! These are some of the most original cocktails to make your home-time a noteworthy one!

●       Moscow Mule:

5 vodka cocktails you must try at home

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Things you require –

  • Vodka – 150ml/5 ounce
  • Ginger beer or else ordinary beer – 120ml/4 ounce
  • Fresh lemon juice – 7.5ml/.25 ounce
  • A single lemon wheel to garnish

The procedure you should follow –

Moscow Mule is a classic vodka cocktail and a simple drink, and a well-defined one among most Americans. So, take out your age-old copper mugs from the cellar store and get into preparing this snappy cocktail drink. Add a handful of crushed ice initially in the copper mugs. Then fill the cup with the entire vodka, ginger, or ordinary beer with some dash of fresh lemon juice. With a stirrer, mix the drink well and garnish one side with the single lemon wheel. Pair your Moscow Mule with grilled steak and caesar salad.

●       Kamikaze

5 vodka cocktails you must try at home

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Things you require –

  • Crystal head vodka60ml/2 ounce
  • Orange-flavored liqueur – 7.5ml/.25 ounce
  • Freshly-made lemon juice – 7.5ml/.25 ounce

The procedure you should follow –

Kamikaze is a classic vodka cocktail that is not a regular one! You have to feel the punch by transferring the entire drink in a shot glass. Then shake-well the whole ingredients with a handful of crushed ice. Enjoy this unique cocktail made with the goodness of crystal head vodka with the tangy flavor of orange and lime!

●       Harvey Wallbanger:

5 vodka cocktails you must try at home

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Things you require –

  • Vodka – 90ml/3 measures/portions
  • Galliano – 30ml/1 measure
  • Freshly squeezed orange juice – 60ml/2 portions
  • For garnishing – a couple of small cherries and slices of orange

The procedure you should follow –

Take a highball glass and put crushed ice at the base. Then mix the whole amount of vodka along with fresh orange juice. Fill the rest of the glass with a single measure of Galliano. Serve by garnishing well with orange slices and small cherries. Tickle your nerves with the chilled cocktail, and sense the tangy and sweet orangish flavor of vodka.

●       Salty Dog:

5 vodka cocktails you must try at home

Things you require –

  • Vodka – 45-60ml/1.5 – 2 ounce
  • Grapefruit juice (packed ones will do) – 90ml/3 ounce
  • A pinch of Kosher salt
  • Some lemon wedges to garnish

The procedure you should follow –

Do not get carried away with the name, as it is one of the most sought-after vodka amongst today’s youngsters. And you have to have the taste to prepare the same in your home cellar! While preparing this cocktail, follow the age-old tradition of garnishing your glass prior.  Spread some amount of Kosher salt, and place the wet glass rim on the salt. It will smear the whole of the glass rim with salt. Then in a cocktail shaker, mix the entire ingredient of vodka, ice, and grapefruit juice and mix well. Decorate the edge with a half-split lemon wedge and serve chilled. You will enjoy this cocktail with Smoky grilled salmon along with capers and topped with cream cheese!

●       Espresso Martini:

5 vodka cocktails you must try at home
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Things you require –

  • Vodka – 60ml/2 ounce
  • Coffee-flavoured liqueur – 30ml/1 ounce
  • Espresso – 15ml/.5 ounce
  • Regular syrup through optional – 7.5ml/.25 ounce
  • To garnish – 3 – 4 coffee beans aside

The procedure you should follow – 

How about a vodka cocktail, tasting somewhat like caffeine? Espresso Martini is one amongst the various other martinis which we are aware of. Though the main base of this cocktail is vodka, it is really preferred by most coffee-loving individuals, owing to its coffee flavour. In a shaker, mix all the ingredients and fill with crushed ice. Please give it a good shake. With the help of a bar strainer,  transfer the entire drink in a pre-chilled cocktail glass. Lastly, take the few coffee beans to garnish your Espresso Martini cocktail drink. Feel the heady flavour of vodka with the bitter-sweet aroma of coffee and enjoy your evening. Espresso Martini is an exclusive way of showing off your top-shelf collection of vodkas in your cellar!

Final thought

Vodka stands to be the clearest and tasty in the world of spirits! it tastes and pairs well with most flavours and dishes, and you can savour the same dry or with a dash of spice. In the extensive list of vodka cocktails, you have all the leeway to cherry-pick your preference and try your hands preparing the same at home. Hands down then! Stir the imaginary power within you and start with the making of the five cocktails, and enjoy every moment.


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Mick Pachollihttps://www.tagg.com.au
Mick created TAGG - The Alternative Gig Guide in 1979 with Helmut Katterl, the world's first real Street Magazine. He had been involved with his fathers publishing business, Toorak Times and associated publications since 1972.  Mick was also involved in Melbourne's music scene for a number of years opening venues, discovering and managing bands and providing information and support for the industry. Mick has also created a number of local festivals and is involved in not for profit and supporting local charities.