Cocktails for National Vodka Day

Who knew that America would be interested in celebrating the national spirit of our former mortal enemy? Eh, times have changed. Enjoy these two libations, courtesy of Effen.

 Cocktails for National Vodka DayEffen Couture
1 1/2 parts Effen Vodka
1/2 part Triple Sec
3/4 part Lime Juice
1/2 part Simple Syrup
3/4 part Pomegranate Purée
3/4 part Passion Fruit Purée

In a mixing glass, combine all ingredients over ice. Shake, and strain into a low tumbler over ice. Garnish with lime wheel.

Effen Bold Ginger
1 ½ parts Effen Vodka
¾ parts Lime Juice
¾ parts Ginger Syrup
1 dash Bitters
Ginger Beer
5 Mint leaves

In a mixing glass, muddle mint, lime juice and ginger syrup.  Add vodka and shake over ice.  Strain and pour into a tall glass with ice and ginger beer.  Garnish with mint sprig.

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2 Responses to Cocktails for National Vodka Day

  1. Pingback: Happy National Vodka Day | Nick Drinks

  2. How did I not know it was National Vodka day? I’m about out at home. I’ll have to grab some. I may even try to make one of these drinks. I may have to sub a few things though from what I don’t have..

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