Vodka

The Classic Vesper Martini

The Classic Vesper Martini

The Vesper is a martini riff made with gin, vodka, and an aromatized wine. This now-classic cocktail is unique because it was invented not by a bartender, but by author Ian Fleming in his James Bond novel Casino Royale. The Vesper is not for the …READ MORE

Salty Dog

Salty Dog

The Salty Dog is a classic cocktail made with gin, grapefruit juice, and a salted rim. This refreshing cocktail is perfect for a hot summer afternoon when you’re looking for something quick and easy. Disclosure: This post may contain Amazon affiliate links. This means that …READ MORE

White Russian

White Russian

The White Russian is a decadent dessert drink made with three simple ingredients: vodka, coffee liqueur, and heavy cream. The history of the cocktail The White Russian was first mixed some time during the 1950s, but its popularity skyrocketed in the 1990s after the movie …READ MORE

The Classic Gimlet

The Classic Gimlet

The Gimlet is an easy classic cocktail made with gin and lime juice. There are a lot of variations, so we’ll cover the traditional recipe with lime cordial and an equally simple modern take made with fresh lime juice and simple syrup. Find this recipe …READ MORE

Spa Day – a Vodka Cocktail with Lemon and Mint

Spa Day – a Vodka Cocktail with Lemon and Mint

The Spa Day is a simple vodka sour I created with fresh lemon and cool mint. This easygoing cocktail is light and uplifting any time, but it’s especially good on a day off or following a massage or dip in a hot tub.

Pink 75 – A Sparkling Rosé Cocktail with Strawberries and Guava

Pink 75 – A Sparkling Rosé Cocktail with Strawberries and Guava

This post is sponsored by Stella Rosa. Learn more about the full line of Stella Rosa wines here! Spring is in full swing and warmer weather means more outdoor happy hours! This time of year is all about spritzes, sparkling wine, and rosé, so I’m …READ MORE