Vodka Recipes

Blushing Duchess

Grapefruit is in season now, and it’s a fantastic cocktail ingredient! This creation comes from Grey Goose Vodka, created in honor of the upcoming Royal Wedding. While I don’t count myself among the people following these impending British nuptials, you can definitely count me among those who enjoy simple and tasty cocktails.

2 parts vodka
3 wedges peeled and seeded grapefruit
½ teaspoon sugar
1 part triple sec
Turbinado sugar for rimming the glass… Read more

Mother Earth Mint

Plant a tree, organize a neighborhood cleanup, or just recycle. There are a many ways to celebrate Earth Day (of course, every day should be Earth Day) and cocktails are no exception. Many distilleries are employing green practices in their everyday operations. Moon Mountain is one of them. This earth-friendly cocktail is light and refreshing, perfect for protesting a world economic summit, hunting Japanese whalers, or just chillin’ a home (while composting, what else?).

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Green Glass

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420 Martini

Somehow a couple of kids from Tamalpais High in Marin started the trend of smoking at 420. I think that is when detention got out. This has morphed into an international holiday celebrated on April 20 (4/20).

So what to make a 420 Martini with? Cannabis Vodka, of course! This vodka comes from the very liberal Prague in the Czech Republic. Cannabis vodka is made of super premium vodka infused with Sativa seeds that give … Read more

Shot with a Beer Back

With Tax Day upon us, we thought we’d keep it simple this week. Real easy. Just a shot and a beer. It’s a classic, for sure, designed to ease the pain of writing that check to Uncle Sam. Simply choose your spirit of choice (vodka, tequila, whiskey, fernet, Jägermiester or any of the many, many choices out there) and pair with your favorite beer. In bar lingo, they call this a “beer back.” Not sure … Read more

Spring Fling

Courtesy of In Style Magazine.… Read more

Italian Sparkling Citrus Punch

Italian Sparkling Citrus Punch recipe from our new book, DIY Cocktails!

Black Rose

We’re so excited that the book we wrote is now officially out! It’s called DIY Cocktails, and it tells you everything you need to know to create your own cocktails from scratch using your own recipes. Of course, we included some of our recipes in there. Here’s one that is a simple and satisfying twist on a Vodka Tonic.

The Black Rose has the fruit and herb flavor that will help you ring in … Read more

Cucumber Irish Blessing

Courtesy of Effen Vodka.… Read more

Dublin Delight

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