Vodka Drinks Recipes

From martinis to cosmos to the best flavored vodka cocktails, these drinks are happy hour perfection.

Staff Picks

The REAL Long Island Iced Tea

Rating: 5 stars 104
Follow this easy recipe to make an authentic Long Island iced tea – the perfect summer cocktail.

Moscow Mule Cocktail

Rating: 4.5 stars 111
The slightly spicy ginger flavor makes this a great winter warming cocktail, while the lime makes the Moscow Mule just as sublime in summertime.

Lemon Drop Shots

Rating: 4.5 stars 13
This alcoholic shot, a combination of vodka and lemon juice, tastes just like the classic lemon drop candy and is a fun drink for parties.

Al's Bloody Marys

Rating: 5 stars 4
Al was my stepdad, who was a wonderful man and a great cook! One of his specialties was his Bloody Mary, and no matter how many pitchers he prepared for company, they always wanted more. My only modification has been to add a bit of horseradish. This is a great brunch beverage, but various friends always ask if I'll please make 'Al's Bloodys' when they come for dinner.

Blood Orange Martini

Rating: 5 stars 1
This blood orange martini is a refreshing version of a cosmopolitan martini using blood oranges.

Hard Lemonade

Rating: 4.5 stars 7
A lemony syrup made by boiling lemon zest with lemon and sugar is the base for this delicious and refreshing hard lemonade with vodka.

Spicy Sparkling Cucumber Cocktail

Rating: 5 stars 3
This is a spicy yet cool and refreshing cocktail that is perfect for a hot summer day.

Cosmopolitan Cocktail

Rating: 4.5 stars 27
The cosmopolitan, or 'cosmo', is made with vodka, orange liqueur, lime, and cranberry juice.

Classic Bloody Mary

Rating: 4.5 stars 55
A Bloody Mary is easy to make from scratch with just a few simple ingredients.

Chocolate Cake Shot

Rating: 4.5 stars 66
A hazelnut and vodka shot with lemon that tastes just like chocolate cake.
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Inspiration and Ideas

Vicki's Tangerine Martini
Rating: Unrated 6
"I love anything orangey—this martini is delicious!" – mary
Vodka Martini
Rating: Unrated 31
"Perfect, simple vodka martini recipe. My wife, a first-time martini drinker, liked it. Use a high-quality vodka." – Tacketts Mill Farm
Budget Jungle Juice for a Crowd
Rating: 4.5 stars 16

This alcoholic punch will serve many if you're on a limited budget.