- Everyone enjoys having fun… Vodka summer cocktails are fun indeed
Vodka is simple. And the best things in life are always pretty simple. Vodka isn’t an accessory to Life, it is an essential to Life. Vodka is always there with us to make the most important “cheers” in our life paths, and Vodka is always there to be used as reasonable comfort choice. Summer Vodka cocktails are fun way to enrich our gatherings with friends.
As Anton Chekhov, The Seagull highlights “Wine and tobacco destroy the individuality. After a cigar or a glass of vodka you are no longer Peter Sorin, but Peter Sorin plus somebody else. You ego breaks in two; you begin to think of yourself in the third person.”
Rawi Hage, Carnival remind us “Jazz and vodka, the fuel of resistance.
2. Essential and popular Vodka cocktails
Vodka is the most mixable and useful liquor in the bar. Vodka is clear, clean. Vodka’s flavor can goes from sweet to savory and dry to spicy. It is used in thousands of cocktails recipes that vary greatly in flavor, ingredients, style so there really is a vodka cocktail for everyone.
Most popular vodka choices in bars: Vodka martini: ingredients: vodka, dry vermouth and bitters,
Cosmopolitan: vodka is ideal for light fruit flavors and no cocktails, plays this up as the cosmopolitan. Ingredients: vodka, cranberry, lime juices, high – end orange liqueur.
Apple martini: the recipes range from those that use green apple schnapps to ones with a drier profile, preferring and apple liqueur or brandy and dry vermouth.
Bloody Mary: it is a mixture of tomato juice highball and vodka, Bloody Mary can be customized to fit your exact taste.
Black Russian: if you are looking for refreshing and short vodka drink, the black Russian is the perfect candidate.
Vodka tonic: the ultimate vodka refreshment drink. The vodka tonic is counted in best of the best category.
The Moscow mule: features the spicier ginger beer.
Screwdriver: can be thought of as spiked fruit juice, the screwdriver is great as an alcoholic drink throughout the day, from brunch to happy hour.
Sex on the beach: one of the best cocktails for summer, it is always a hit. There are lot of flavors of orange juice and peach schnapps with darker fruits of cranberry juice and crème de cassis (black currant).
3. Best vodka brands to try
Belunga: Is produced in the city of Marijnsk, Beluga uses the highest quality alcohol and artesian water. It’s pleasant to drink, hardly has a smell and leaves a smooth aftertaste. Beluga Noble is light and rich in taste – with delicate oat notes, a small citrus sweetness and even almost invisible shade of honey.
Mamont: is produced in Altai Mountains, the producers use the pure Altai water to assemble this vodka. It is made from winter whear, passes sixfold distillation and is filtered through brich charcoal.
Russian standard: is produced by using a traditional Siberian recipe, which makes its taste pure and authentic.
Moskovskaya Osobaya: is one of the oldest Russian vodka brands. Moskovskaya vodka goes through triple distillation and triple purification – quartz sand, activated carbon and again quartz sand.
Baikal: It is famous because of the fact that water from lake Baikal is used in her production. This vodka contains: an alcohol base of the Lux series, tincture from cedar nuts and pine buds with honey.
Drova: is ecologically strong alcoholic beverage, which is made from natural ingredients but also purified in the process of production by real birch, oak, or nut coal. The ingredients of Drova are: ethyl alcohol Lux, birch juice, and honey product.
Haski: uses the technology of “cold treatment”.