The six vodkas you need to try, and six recipes to go with them. Move over, whiskey: vodka has staked its claim as a must-have mix-in to your wining and dining repertoire. No matter the the occasion, we have you covered with six distinct vodkas and six different drinks to concoct in your home kitchen.
Bogart Spirits has spent the last two years providing movie star-quality drinks to Americans across the nation. Their vodka is the perfect balance between strong and smooth–something Bogie can relate to. Try the Bogart Bloody Mary, a classic beverage picture perfect for any occasion.
● 2 ounces Bogart’s Vodka
● 4 ounces tomato juice
● ½ ounce lemon juice
● ½ ounce Worcestershire Sauce
● ½ ounce Tabasco
● Salt and pepper
Mix all the ingredients in a tumbler with ice, garnish with a celery stalk and enjoy.
True to form, this Italian vodka has worn awards across the globe. Equipped with a faint almond scent and lightly sweet palate, Global Vodka is what you need to class up your cocktail glass. Make it an Italian affair with an Ascot: a creative cocktail fit for any dinner party.
● 1 oz Global Vodka
● 1 oz Pierre Ferrand Ambre Cognac
● ½ oz Carpano Antica vermouth
● ½ oz Dolin dry vermouth
Texas Wildflower Vodka
This smooth and flavorful brand was founded by two Texans who set out to create a vodka that deserved to carry the Texas name. Texas Wildfire comes in three flavors: Craft, Pink Lemonade and Blood Orange. Try it with some Topo Chico for their signature Cranberry Senna Snapdragon recipe.
● 2 oz Texas Wildflower Craft Vodka
● 3 oz Cranberry Juice
● Top with Topo Chico
Garnish with cranberries and serve.
This exceptionally smooth vodka works on multiple levels: you can try it on the rocks, or just sip and savor. For your game day festivities, grab a bottle of vodka and go with a Quarterback Sack.
● 1 oz Global Vodka
● 1 oz peach schnapps
● 3 oz cranberry juice
This brand of spirits knows that love–and a strong, tasty drink–can conquer all. That’s especially true of their must-have Moscow Mule recipe, aka the Moulin Mule.
● 2 oz “What the Tea” Sweet Tea Vodka w Pineapple
● 1 oz Pineapple juice
● ½ oz Ginger beer
Pour into Moscow Mule mug, mix and enjoy.
This Is Texas Vodka
Hailing from Carrollton, Texas, this vodka packs a flavorful punch befitting its lofty title. This is Texas has a sophisticated flavor and a refreshing bite, making it the perfect choice for a tall glass of adult lemonade. Grab some moscato, some pink lemonade and pull up a chair to watch that stunning Texas sunrise. Just be prepared for flavors as big as the Lone Star State.
● 1 bottle Pink Moscato
● 6 c. strawberry lemonade
● 1/2 c. Vodka
● Lemon slices