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Easy Vodka Mixed Drinks

Updated on June 15, 2011
Popular brand for vodka drinks photo: andym8y @flickr
Popular brand for vodka drinks photo: andym8y @flickr

History of Vodka and Vodka Drinks

Vodka was first made in eastern Europe, specifically Russia and Poland, where it is still popular. Vodka is often drank straight with meals in eastern Europe. Although vodka has been consumed in Europe for centuries, it has been popular in the USA for less than 100 years.

Today, vodka is one of the most popular drinks around the world. It is enjoyed neat, but also in many classic vodka cocktails, such as a Screwdriver, Bloody Mary, Cosmopolitan, White Russian, and Long Island Iced Tea. Vodka is a great mixer for many alcoholic drinks, as it has no strong, distinctive taste. Below are learn how to make some popular, but easy vodka mixed drinks.

Written history dates vodka back to at least 800 AD. It was originally used for therapeutic reasons. Its ability to inebriate individuals was not discovered for hundreds of years.

Vodka can be made out of many foods. The earliest vodka was made from rye. Soon, the most popular way to make vodka was with potatoes, because the process was easier using potatoes. Today, most often grains are used, including rye, barley, rice, and wheat. But the most common food used today to make vodka is corn.

Mixed Drinks How To

Vodka Drinks - How to Make a Vodka Slime Drink

Vodka Slime Ingredients
1 shot each: vodka and lime juice

Add ice to a highball glass. Pour the shots of vodka and lime juice over the ice. Fill the glass up with 7UP. Stir and serve.

Woo Woo - One of my favorite vodka drinks photo:StuartWebster @flickr
Woo Woo - One of my favorite vodka drinks photo:StuartWebster @flickr

Vodka Mixed Drinks #2 - How to Make Woo Woo Vodka Cocktails

Woo Woo Cocktail Drink Ingredients
1 shot each: vodka and Peach schnapps
2 shots cranberry juice or orange juice

Fill highball glass with ice almost to top. Add the vodka and schnapps. Then add the shots of juice. Stir and serve.May garnish with a lime slice or wedge as shown.

Classic Vodka Cocktails- How to Make a Screwdriver Drink

How to Make a Classic Vodka Drink, The Screwdriver

Fill a glass with ice. Pour 2 shots of vodka in the glass. Fill the rest of the glass up with orange juice. Sitr. An orange slice makes a nice garnish.

Another tasty vodka drink - French Martini photo: StuartWebster @flickr
Another tasty vodka drink - French Martini photo: StuartWebster @flickr

Vodka Mixed Drinks - French Martini Cocktail

How to Make a French Martini Drink

2 shots vodka, 1 shot pineapple juice, 1/2 shot chambord (raspberry liqueur)

Shake all ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. After it is chilled, strain and pour into a martini glass.

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      shin_rocka04 5 years ago from Maryland

      A screwdriver and long island is def a good way to end a week every once in a while =).

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      made a twist on the vodka slime; used lemon juice instead and added apple sourpuss (also had to use black cherry vodka because thatwas all i had). pretty damn good stuff :3