Wondering what the best vodka cocktails are? If you’re a fan of vodka cocktails like the cosmopolitan, martini and lemon drop, but you want to try something new, I’ve got you covered with this guide! There are over 40+ delicious vodka drinks to choose from.
Do you have a bottle of vodka that’s been hanging around in your liquor cabinet forever? Wondering how to use it up? Or, you just really love vodka, and you are wondering what some of the best cocktails you can make with it are?
There are so many amazing vodka drinks out there!
I typically use it in my favorite Cosmopolitan Cocktail or Pickle Martinis, but it’s also a key ingredient to many other cocktail recipes!
So let’s get started!
The BEST Vodka Cocktails: The Lineup
The BEST Cosmopolitan Cocktail recipe! Tart, tangy & delicious. Made with vodka, cranberry juice, lime & cointreau.Get the RECIPE
This Apple Cider Cocktail is made with vodka, apple cider, and muddled apples and lime wedges. Finish it off with a splash of soda water for a bit of fizz.Get the RECIPE
Blackberry Sous Vide Infused Vodka makes the perfect base for a delicious Blackberry Lemon Drop Martini. This tart and tangy cocktail is made extra flavorful with blackberry infused vodka & a sugar rim.Get the RECIPE
This Apple Cider Moscow Mule puts a Fall twist on the traditional cocktail. Apple cider, lime juice, vodka and ginger beer are all you need for this delicious cocktail.Get the RECIPE
This Strawberry White Wine Spritzer recipe combines wine, vodka, fresh strawberries & soda water for a thirst quenching cocktail that’s perfect for summer!Get the RECIPE
Lemon-Thyme Vodka Watermelon Lemonade – the perfect, deliciously refreshing drink to celebrate summer days.Get the RECIPE from Half Baked Harvest
This Cherry Moscow Mule puts a delicious spin on the traditional moscow mule. Fresh cherries, lime juice, vodka and ginger beer are all you need to make this delicious, icy and refreshing cocktail.Get the RECIPE
Fresh apple juice combined with vodka, orange liquor, and lemon, along with a sweet honey, ginger, and sage syrup. Mix everything together to create a simple, but super delicious, pitcher style cocktail that will make entertaining easy.Get the RECIPE from Half Baked Harvest
Sweet summer cherries, hibiscus, lemon, and a splash of vodka come together to make this refreshing pitcher cocktail. It’s delicious, pretty, and perfect for warm summer days or nights. Try serving this up at your next summer party!Get the RECIPE from Half Baked Harvest
This Espresso Martini is a delicious pre- or post-dinner pick me up cocktail. An easy cocktail recipe, made with just 4-ingredients and shaken until deliciously frothy.Get the RECIPE
A day by the pool calls for a Seabreeze Cocktail. Refreshing, light, and citrusy, this simple 3-ingredient cocktail is dangerously delicious and perfect for serving a crowd.Get the RECIPE
Ginger Beer Cherry Vodka Soda – So refreshingly easy and delicious, because “It’s Five O’Clock Somewhere”!Get the RECIPE from Half Baked Harvest
This Dill Pickle Vodka Martini is a fun twist on the traditional dirty martini. Made with just 3 ingredients – vodka (or gin), pickle juice and dry vermouth.Get the RECIPE
Cherry vodka sour is fresh, frothy and tangy cocktail, perfect for summer. It’s light and bright, with a creamy finish and a cherry on top!Get the RECIPE from Simply Whisked
Try this Strawberry Moscow Mule for a twist on the traditional Moscow Mule cocktail. Fresh strawberries, lime juice, vodka and ginger beer combine together in this delicious and refreshing icy cocktail.Get the RECIPE
This Lemon Drop Martini is a classic! So simple and easy to make, yet completely delicious and perfect!Get the RECIPE from Shake Drink Repeat
This blueberry vodka lemonade cocktail is such a refreshing summer vodka drink! Plus, it’s super easy to make as a batch vodka cocktail.Get the RECIPE from Bits and Bites Blog
Grapefruit Vodka Cocktail is a fizzy drink that pairs well with food. Homemade rosemary syrup, fresh grapefruit juice, vodka and club soda.Get the RECIPE from Fox Loves Lemons
The classic Vodka Sour is simple to make and to drink! With a short and sweet ingredient list, this vodka cocktail is made for easy sipping!!Get the RECIPE from A Communal Table
How to make a greyhound drink. A classic greyhound cocktail recipe with grapefruit juice and vodka, plus variations like rosemary and jalapeno.Get the RECIPE from Yummy Mummy Kitchen
Nothing screams the 1980’s like the classic screwdriver cocktail! It doesn’t get simpler than this drink folks.Get the RECIPE from The Kitchen Magpie
Salty and tart, this grapefruit salty dog cocktail is perfect for 5 o’clock. This drink features grapefruit juice, vodka and elderflower liqueur.Get the RECIPE from Home And Plate
Turn brunch into a party with this extra boozy Apple Pie Mimosa.Get the RECIPE from The Boozy Ginger
These fresh Bloody Marys are the brunch cocktail you need in your life! Skip the store-bought mix that’s full of preservatives and whip up a better one in minutes.Get the RECIPE from Diethood
A bright and refreshing limoncello cocktail! Citrus flavors from lemonade and limoncello and a subtle bubbly finish from club soda, Perfect for a hot day!Get the RECIPE from A Seasoned Greeting
How to make a White Russian. This White Russian recipe combines vodka, Kahlua and cream. Add some whipped heavy cream over the top.Get the RECIPE from Sugar and Charm
Strawberry Basil Vodka Cocktail | The perfect sip for summer! A refreshing mix of fresh strawberries, basil, & vodka, this libation is ideal for relaxing!Get the RECIPE from No Spoon Necessary
Float away to a tropical island with this yummy paradise bay cocktail. This is a delicious vodka mixed drink that will please any crowd.Get the RECIPE from Create Yum
Cranberry Thyme Spritz: uses elderflower liquor, sweetened with honey, hints of thyme, extra festive + pretty…perfect holiday drink!Get the RECIPE from Half Baked Harvet
This Kentucky Peach Bourbon and Vodka Cocktail is wonderful and lighter than a straight bourbon cocktail so it’s perfect for summer.Get the RECIPE from Creative Culinary
This Classic Moscow Mule recipe is made with just 3 ingredients! A refreshing combination of vodka, fresh lime juice, and ginger beer make for an incredibly simple cocktail that’s perfect for anytime of year.Get the RECIPE
Rhubarb Pie Cocktail is a rhubarb vodka cocktail that is easy to make and perfect for spring.Get the RECIPE from Boulder Locavore
This Raspberry Moscow Mule offers a twist on the traditional Moscow Mule cocktail. Fresh raspberries, lime juice, ginger beer & vodka combine together in this delicious and refreshing icy cocktail that's perfect any time of the year.Get the RECIPE
This Vanilla Bean & Fig Cocktail is made with vodka and a vanilla bean & fig simple syrup. Combining it with soda water gives a nice fizz and ties this beautiful drink together.Get the RECIPE
Try this Blackberry Moscow Mule with Elderflower for a delicious twist on the traditional Moscow Mule cocktail. Fresh blackberries, lime juice, vodka and ginger beer combine with the essence of elderflower in this delicious and refreshing icy cocktail.Get the RECIPE
This Sous Vide Limoncello recipe creates delicious limoncello in just 2 hours instead of the 3 weeks it would normally take. Make quick limoncello using this amazing recipe.Get the RECIPE
This Mason Jam Cocktail (or Jamtini) is easy to make at home and totally customizable. All you need is your favorite juice, jam, vodka, gin, rum or bourbon and club soda. My version is made with lemonade and strawberry jam.Get the RECIPE
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40+ BEST Vodka Cocktail Recipes
Wondering what the best vodka cocktails are? I’ve got you covered with this guide! There are over 40+ delicious vodka drinks to choose from. Try this Seabreeze Cocktail. Refreshing, light, and citrusy, this simple 3-ingredient drink is dangerously delicious and perfect for serving a crowd.Print Pin
Servings: 1 cocktail
- 1 1/2 ounces vodka
- 3 ounces cranberry juice
- 1 1/2 ounces grapefruit juice (preferably fresh squeezed)
- Garnish: Grapefruit wedge
- Add the vodka, cranberry juice and grapefruit juice to a rocks glass filled with ice. Stir to combine.
- Garnish with a grapefruit wedge. Enjoy!
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Calories: 157kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 3mg | Potassium: 135mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 41IU | Vitamin C: 19mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 1mg