Vodka is the ultimate wingman and if done right it can turn your evening into a happening one!

The weekend is almost here and it demands to be celebrated. You’ve survived another week of public modes of transport, extra long hours at work, your boss and every other thing that adds to your stress. Well, here’s something that will surely put you in a great mood and help you take that edge off and with some delish concoctions.

Vodka is like the potato of the world of alcohol, it has endless possibilities. From neat shots to an array of delectable cocktails, there’s a lot you can do with your vodka and these drinks prove that it is heaven for your tastebuds, eyes and your Instagram feed too. The recipes we’ve curated will also come in handy if you love playing the host and are ready to stir up some fun!

Bookmark these easy Vodka cocktails for the weekend and thank us later!

1. Bloody Mary Recipe 

 

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Ingredients:
– 32oz Tomato Juice
– 12oz vodka
– 4 oz Verde Liqueur
– 1/2 cup Finely Grated Peeled Fresh Horseradish
– 2 oz Worcestershire Sauce
– 2 oz #Sriracha Chile Sauce
– Zest of 1 lemon
– 2 tsp. Celery Salt
– 1 tsp. Kosher Salt
– Fresh Ground Pepper to taste

Directions:
– Add ingredients together in a pitcher and let sit for as long as possible. 24 hours is ideal, no less than 2 hours. Pour over ice.

Garnishes Suggestions:
Lime wedges, olives, celery, pickled veggies, bacon

2.  Watermelon Moscow Mule Recipe

 

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INGREDIENTS

  • 2 oz Vodka
  • 3 oz watermelon juice
  • 4 oz ginger beer
  • 0.75 oz lemon juice
  • 6 raspberries +2 for garnish
  • 1 slice of watermelon
  • 1 mint sprig

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Make watermelon juice by adding fresh watermelon cubes in a blender.
  • Blend thoroughly and then strain into a pitcher.
  • In a shaker muddle six raspberries by gently pressing them.
  • Add the remaining ingredients except for the ginger beer to the shaker tin.
  • Add ice and shake vigorously to combine and chill.
  • Garnish with a mint sprig, watermelon slice, and raspberries.
3. Fresh Green Apple Basil Martini (Makes 2) 

 

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Ingredients:
2 green apples juiced
2Tbs lime juice (add to apple juice right after it goes through the juicer to stop oxidation)
2 shots of vodka or gin
1Tbs sugar
4 basil leaves
Directions:
Put all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice, shake until icy cold, pour through a fine-mesh strainer into a martini glass and garnish as desired. (Apple peel can be used to make a rose.)

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4. Espresso Martini Recipe

 

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Ingredients:
25ml Absolut Vanilla
25ml Kahlua (or Coffee Liquor)
A Shot of Fresh Espresso

Directions:
Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into a chilled Martini Glass.

5. French Martini Recipe

 

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Ingredients:
50ml of Smirnoff Vodka
30-40ml of Pineapple Juice
Chambord Liqueur/ Muddled Raspberries

Directions:
Shake it up with ice, double strain and garnish with a Mint Raspberry.

There you go, folks! Whip up some drool-worthy drinks and leave everyone impressed with your behind-the-counter skills!