Today Is National Vodka Day!
Here’s the perfect excuse to try out these fab vodka cocktails. Some of them were designed by super chef Marcus Samuelsson!!
Ahhhh, vodka! Bettys some of us, okay me, I’m raising my hand here, really enjoy a good, cold, tasty vodka cocktail. Today is National Vodka Day. No, no, I’m not making this up, it’s a real holiday—okay, it’s not one you take off from work, but still….
To honor this momentous occasion, I’ve rounded up some very tasty cocktail recipes for you to try, including some by Chef Marcus Samuelsson. You’ve probably seen him on the Food Network. He’s such an amazing chef that he’s been on quite a few of their shows!
EFFEN® Black Cherry Enchantress
2 parts EFFEN® Black Cherry Vodka
3/4 part DeKuyper® Peachtree Schnapps Liqueur
3/4 part Lemon Juice
2 slices Fresh Peach
2 Fresh Cherries
1 part Club Soda
In a mixing glass, muddle peach slices and cherries in juice and syrup. Add EFFEN® Black Cherry Vodka, peach liqueur and lemon juice over ice. Shake, and strain into a tall glass over ice. Top with club soda and garnish with peach and cherry.
EFFEN® Cucumber Sensation
1 1/2 parts EFFEN® Cucumber Vodka
1 part Dimmi® Liquore
In a mixing glass, combine ingredients over ice. Stir, and strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with lemon and cucumber peel.
Strawberry stormers and cocktails from Chef Marcus Samuelsson up next!