A great selection of summer vodka cocktails that are either easy or complex! All are refreshing and perfect for cooling off with in warm weather! For vodka lovers, this is the list for you!
We think summer can be the best season for cocktails, I mean we love our themed holiday cocktails for sure. But, summer makes for so many ways to enjoy fresh fruit, fresh herbs, bubbles and icy cold drinks. Bunches of fresh mint from our cocktail garden, along with basil, sage and thyme make for great additions to drinks. The fresh fruit options are endless: watermelon, fresh berries, peaches, etc. Summer is all about seasonal drinks.
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And in looking at highlighting those fresh flavors of fruits, herbs and bubbles, vodka is the base spirit of choice! Vodka isn’t our absolute favorite spirit around here, but we love to use it to highlight certain flavors, it’s more of a blank canvas, and is great for seasonal flavors.
It can highlight those herbal flavors, and even winter flavors when you do richer cocktails when it gets chilly. So, we hope this list inspires you for summer cocktail making!
These summer vodka cocktails include classics like a Vodka Tonic, Moscow Mule, and there are lots of Vodka Spritzers and Vodka Sodas.
A Boozy Cherry Limeade is perfect on this list of Summer Vodka Cocktails for sure! Simple to make with vodka, limes, cherry juice and soda, this is an easy and fun adult nostalgic twist on the classic!
This simple frozen cocktail is full of fresh watermelon and lime flavors! Blended to perfection, this watermelon slush cocktail uses the vodka to perfection by highlighting the watermelon and lime flavors, perfect cold summer sip!
This spicy Moscow Mule is so easy to make, with just a simple jalapeno and cucumber infusion in the vodka. Then lime and ginger beer are added like in a classic Moscow Mule, and makes for a tasty one on this list of Summer Vodka Cocktails!
This Japanese Iced Tea, or Tokyo Tea is easy to make, with a lot of alcohol! A combo of vodka, gin, tequila, midori liqueur and triple sec, the alcohol is relieved by fresh lime juice, simple syrup and topped with club soda. This is a refreshing and interesting summer vodka cocktail!
This Tomato Water Bloody Mary is the perfect summer vodka cocktail to make when you have a lot of tomatoes that you don't know what to do with! A lighter version than a thicker tomato bloody mary, this is a lovely vodka sip perfect for summer weekend brunches!
The green color in this Blue Hawaii cocktail is a combination of fresh pineapple juice and blue curacao liqueur. Meant to mimic the waters in Hawaii, imagine yourself on the beach while sipping this refreshing tropical drink!
This pink lemonade recipe is made pink from cranberry juice, which I think is an underused summer ingredient! Then, using added thyme simple syrup to the vodka and lemon juice mix, this is a herbal and delightful summer vodka cocktail!
This Tropical Vodka Spritzer combines lovely summer flavors of coconut and fresh strawberry with freshly squeezed lime juice and mineral water for a refreshing and cold cocktail!
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