Vodka is one of the most popular alcoholic drinks across the world. It has a high alcohol content, is versatile, and affordable drinks on the market. You can find all types, prices, and flavors of vodka on a trip to the local store. Vodka has a relatively mild taste that makes it perfect for creating mixed drinks and exotic cocktails, many of which are favorites of female customers.
Long Beach Ice Tea
The Long Beach ice tea is a favorite on a hot summer night of many ladies. This drinks combines vodka, gin, rum and tequila in one drink and does not taste like straight alcohol. A cousin to the Long Island ice tea, the Long Beach is fruitier tasting. Use equal parts vodka, gin, white rum, tequila, triple sec and cranberry juice. Combine all ingredients except cranberry juice in shaker. Pour over ice and top with cranberry juice to taste.
The screwdriver is one of the most simple mixed drinks around. It's orange juice and vodka. Simple and delicious. To make it, combine one part vodka with three parts orange juice. If you want to get exciting you can make a screwdriver into a fuzzy navel with the help of peach schnopps.
Lemon Drop Martini
This super sweet martini is a favorite amongst many females. It combines 1 1/2 ounces of vodka, 1/2 ounce of triple sec, a teaspoon of sugar, and 3/4 ounces of lemon juice. Combine all ingredients in a shaker to chill. Strain and pour into sugar-rimmed martini glass.
The cosmopolitan is crisp and clear tasting and great served on a hot summer night. To make one, combine four parts vodka. two parts triple sec, two parts cranberry juice, and one part lime juice. Combine all ingredients in shaker to chill. Strain and pour into martini glass. There is no need to rim the glass.
Chocolate Cake Shot
For all the girls that want to do shots but don't want to do the hard stuff, this shot offers an interesting alternative.There is nothing chocolate in the recipe, but the combination of ingredients creates a chocolate taste. Come one part citrus vodka, one part Frangelico hazelnut liqueur, and add a lemon wedge. After drinking, bite down on the lemon wedge. It tastes like chocolate.
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