Today is National Vodka Day, and the distilled spirit is doing well as the most popular beverage. Whether you’re out on the town or having a quiet night in, you can try out the cocktail recipes below from EFFEN mixologist and National president of the US Bartender’s Guild, David Nepove, for a libation that will definitely liven things up!
EFFEN Black Cherry Enchantress
In a mixing glass, muddle peach slices and cherries in juice and syrup. Add EFFEN Black Cherry Vodka, Peach Liquer, and lemon juice over ice. Shake and strain into a tall glass over ice. Top with club soda and garnish with a peach slice and cherry.
EFFEN Cucumber Sensation
1 ½ parts EFFEN Cucumber Vodka
1 part Dimmi Liquore
In a mixing glass, combine ingredients over ice. Stir and strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with lemon and a cucumber peel.
EFFEN Strawberry Stormer
For the EFFEN Vodka Strawberry Infusion: Infuse 16 ounces of fresh strawberries with 16 ounces of EFFEN Vodka for 4 to 7 days
For the cocktail: In a mixing glass, combine all ingredients except ginger beer over ice and shake. Strain the mixture into a low tumbler over ice and top with ginger beer and garnish with a lemon wedge.