Articles Tagged: Vodka

Icy Hands Halloween Punch

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Readers are always asking for more punch recipes, especially for Halloween and the holidays. This is a simple punch where the ice is the centerpiece. Not only is the icy hand super spooky, but it keeps things cool as well.

 

 

 

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Fall Cocktails

It’s the first day of autumn, so we thought we we would share a few Fall Cocktail recipes the folks over at Pernod-Ricard sent us. They did great job of making innovative cocktails that capture the season.

Enjoy!

    Beefeater Thanksgiving Toast
    Elit Rosemary Martini
    Pumpkin Pie
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This Week’s Drink – Red Death

Fall is here and Halloween is just a few short weeks away. So for the next five weeks we will be featuring Halloween Themed Cocktails. This week’s drink is called “Red Death” a combination of an Alabama Slammer and a Kamikaze. 

Ingredients

1 oz vodka
½ oz Southern Comfort
½ oz sloe gin
¼ oz triple sec
½ oz orange juice
¼ oz lime juice

Instructions

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360 Vodka Review

We just got our hands on the first Green Vodka, 360 Vodka. Made by McCormick’s Distilling in Missouri, 360 is very eco-friendly and very good.

360 Vodka is made from grains grown nearby in Kansas and Missouri, thus reducing emissions. It is also column-distilled, which consumes 200% less energy than the traditional pot still method. All of the packaging comes from recycled material, the paper for labels, the bottles, the shipping boxes—everything. Even the packing … Read more

This Week’s Drink – Buddy’s Cajun Martini

Perfect for football season, Buddy sends us this creation from Cajun Country. This spicy concoction is perfect for LSU vs. VT on Saturday Night, I’m thinking pitchers!

Ingredients

2 ½ oz vodka
1/4 oz dry vermouth
Olive juice (Buddy recommends Dirty Tony’s)
1 to 4 drops of Bulliard’s Louisiana Supreme Habanero Pepper Sauce

Instructions

Shake over ice. Pour into pre-chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with pickled okra, jalapeño stuffed olives, tomolives, pickled string beans, cocktail onions, … Read more

Outrageous Vodkas

The explosion in popularity of vodka has inspired many to push the limits of creativity in producing and packaging the spirit. Trifter.com put together this fun collection of unusual vodkas that are found on the market. This list covers vodkas made with gold flakes and bottles of semi precious stones along with some unique packages for the drinker on the go.

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This Week’s Drink – Napa Valley Breeze

As Summer ends elsewhere, it begins here in San Francisco and September trips to Napa are a tradition. This variation of the classic Sea Breeze, is made with vodka distilled from grapes. The Napa Valley Breeze is a cool alternative to Napa’s other favorite libation.

Ingredients

1 ½ oz grape vodka
Equal parts grapefruit and cranberry juices
Splash triple sec

Instructions

Mix Ingredients and shake. Serve on rocks!

Thanks, Shua!

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Organic Cocktail Square Off

Here’s a fun contest from chow.com and Square One Vodka comes a great opportunity to bring out the inner cocktailian in all of us, the Organic Cocktail Square Off. There are two categories, professional and amateur, so if you are home bartender like me, you’ll be among company.

Contestants are to make a pitcher cocktail made with Square One Organic Vodka and 75% organic ingredients. From there the sky’s the limit, so hot up the … Read more

How to Make Skittles Vodka – Video

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This Week’s Drink – Goose My Ass

It was bound to happen, a cocktail made with the new super concentrated energy drink 5-Hour Energy. Reader BB sends us this mixture of premium Grey Goose Vodka and high-octane 5-Hour Energy. Grab one and hold on!

Ingredients

2 oz Grey Goose
1 oz 5-hour Energy Drink

Instructions

Add to Grey Goose and 5-hour Energy to cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake until well and strain into a shot glass.

Thanks, BB!

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