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The Easiest 3 Ingredient Vodka Cocktail

Amy Traynor
Make a quick and tasty vodka cocktail by choosing a mixer and a type of citrus to pair it with. It's that simple to make a great drink at home - no special bar tools or fancy liqueurs needed!
4.25 from 4 votes
Prep Time 2 mins
Total Time 2 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 1 cocktail


  • 2 oz vodka
  • 4-6 oz mixer of choice (see list below)
  • 1/2 oz lemon or lime juice it must be freshly squeezed!


  • Fill a highball glass with ice. Pour the vodka over the ice, add a squeeze of fresh citrus juice, then top with your mixer of choice.
  • Stir gently, garnish as desired, and enjoy!


The best vodka mixers:

  • Ginger beer
  • Lemonade
  • Grapefruit juice
  • Cranberry juice
  • Tonic water
  • Sparkling water / seltzer / club soda
  • Ginger ale
  • Cola
  • Citrus sodas
  • Grapefruit soda
  • Tomato / vegetable juice
  • Root beer
Keyword 3 ingredient cocktails, vodka, vodka soda
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