Vodka Martini and a Vodka Collins for National Vodka Day

Updated: Oct. 4, 2022 at 10:55 AM EDT
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COCKTAIL RECIPES Martini: 2.25 oz Barr Hill Vodka 0.75 oz Dry Vermouth Lemon Twist Garnish Method: Combine ingredients in mixing glass, add ice, stir, strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with a lemon twist. Tip: Put your cocktail glass in the freezer for 10 minutes to keep your Martini chilled longer. Vodka Collins: 2 oz Barr Hill Vodka 1 oz Lemon juice 0.75 oz Honey syrup (2 parts honey : 1 part water) Top seltzer Method: Shake and strain into a Collins glass. Top with seltzer or club soda. Garnish with an orange or cherry flag. ● The Vodka martini is a cocktail typically made with gin and vermouth, and garnished with an olive or a lemon twist. The cocktail likely originated in the USA; most historians believe in NYC around the 1800s when people started calling for cocktails made with dry vermouth instead of sweet. Tip: Put your cocktail glass in the freezer for 10 minutes to keep your Martini chilled longer. ● The Vodka Collins is a simple vodka-based cocktail that's typically served in a Collins Glass. It typically consists of a couple of ounces of vodka, lemon juice, sweetener, such as honey in this case, and sparkling or seltzer water. Method: Shake and strain into a Collins glass. Top with seltzer or club soda. Garnish with an orange or cherry flag.