Vodka is considered to be one of the more potent alcoholic drinks that you can get. This drink is made from various grains and distilled until the smooth flavor and strength has been achieved. Vodka by itself is considered as an inert drink. This means that unlike other drinks Vodka drinks can be mixed with other alcohols to produce great tasting mixed drinks.
Here’s a great AppleTini Recipe
- 2 oz. Vodka
- 1/2 oz. Apple Pucker Schnapps or,
- 1/2 oz. Apple Juice or Cider
Combine ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake well and strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
As vodka drinks have an alcohol strength that varies from 35% to 70% alcohol you will need to choose the Vodka that you want. Once you have added Vodka or Vodka drinks to other alcoholic drinks you will find that the Vodka drinks have inherited the taste and characteristics of that drink. It is for this reason that many bartenders like to have different types of Vodka in the bartending arsenal.
And here’s the classic (and very potent Vodka drink): the Long Island Iced Tea
In a Collins Glass with Ice
- 1/2 oz. Vodka
- 1/2 oz. Gin
- 1/2 oz. Rum
- 1/2 oz. Tequila (optional)
- 1/2 oz. Triple Sec
- 1 oz.Sweet & Sour
- Top with Coke
- Garnish with a lemon twist
With the usual Vodka you will also find other Vodka drinks. These may sometimes be flavored. The flavoring that is within these Vodka drinks makes them an interesting addition to the other drinks that have been mixed with the. Each of these Vodka drinks share the chameleon type of nature that normal Vodka has. This means that when the Vodka drinks have been added to another drink the entire drink undergoes a dramatic change.
Now while you can have Vodka drinks that have been mixed with other drinks it is also possible to drink Vodka with plain soda water and some type of sweetener. There are various other types of interesting flavors that can be found in Vodka drinks. These are produced in many different countries. As a result of this you can get cherry flavor, mint flavor, chocolate flavors and many others.
Since there is a resurgence in Vodka drinks bartenders are always on the look out for new ways to make these drinks taste different from the earlier ones on the market. As a result of this sometimes you will be confronted by brand new Vodka drinks and this means that you may end up drinking something completely new. You might like the taste that you can get from these Vodka drink variations and at other times you will wish that you hadn’t touched the glass.
What all of this means to the Vodka drinks lover is that there are many different ways that they can get their favorite drink. This variety also gives the creative bartender a chance to see what new drinks they can create with the different Vodka drinks that are currently available in the world. So bottoms up and enjoy your new favorite!
Vodka drinks are a great alternative to just always having a beer. Trust me friends, I LOVE BEER, but Vodka drinks make a nice change!