As a bartender, I've seen my fair share of cocktail trends come and go.
But one thing that has remained constant is the popularity of vodka-based drinks. And when it comes to vodka, Truly Vodka is one of my go-to brands.
Truly Vodka is a premium vodka made from the finest ingredients. It's distilled five times for a smooth and clean taste that's perfect for mixing into cocktails.
Whether you're looking for something sweet, sour, or spicy, Truly Vodka is versatile enough to be used in a variety of drink recipes.
In this blog post, I'll be sharing some of the best Truly Vodka Cocktail recipes that I've come across in my years behind the bar.
From classic cocktails to modern twists, there's something here for every taste and occasion. So sit back, grab a glass, and let's explore the world of Truly Vodka Cocktails together.
1. Pink Elephant Cocktail
The Pink Elephant Cocktail is a perfect addition to any festive occasion. This whimsical pink cocktail with a vodka base is not only visually pleasing but also packs a punch with a twist of lime. The use of Fentimans' rose lemonade gives it a unique and sweet flavor that is sure to please any palate.
The Aval Dor Vodka, made from the finest King Edward potatoes, adds a smooth and creamy texture to the cocktail. This cocktail is perfect for parties and can be made in batches to serve a large group of people. If you're looking for a fun and tasty cocktail to impress your guests, the Pink Elephant Cocktail is a must-try.
2. Pornstar Martini
The Pornstar Martini is a modern classic cocktail that's visually exciting with a frothy top and a floating half a passion fruit. The cocktail is sweet and sour, made with Passoa, vodka, vanilla syrup, fresh lime, passion fruit purée, and passion fruit juice. It's served with a shot of prosecco or sparkling wine on the side, making it perfect for special occasions.
The cocktail is named after its provocative name, given by its inventor, Douglas Ankrah, who thought it was a stylish and confident drink. The Pornstar Martini is a must-try for anyone looking for a modern and sophisticated cocktail that's easy to make and sure to impress.
3. Princess Aurora Cocktail
The Princess Aurora Cocktail is a magical and enchanting drink that is sure to transport you to a fairy tale world. Made with vanilla vodka and raspberry liqueur, this cocktail has a pretty pink color that will make you feel like royalty.
Whether you're a fan of Sleeping Beauty or just love a good vodka cocktail, this drink is perfect for any occasion. The recipe also includes a non-alcoholic mocktail version, so everyone can enjoy the taste of this delicious cocktail. If you're looking for a truly magical drink, the Princess Aurora Cocktail is definitely worth trying.
4. Basil Fig Vodka Smash With Honey
The Basil Fig Vodka Smash with Honey is a refreshing summer cocktail that combines the sweetness of figs and honey with the earthy flavor of basil.
The opal basil used in the recipe adds a unique touch to the cocktail, but any green basil variety can be used as a substitute. It's a must-try for anyone who loves to experiment with new flavors.
5. Lavender Martini
The Lavender Martini is a stunning cocktail that features a homemade lavender syrup, fresh lemon juice, and vodka. The lavender syrup can also be used to make mocktails, coolers, or lemonade. This cocktail is perfect for those who love the taste of lavender and want to try something new.
The Lavender Martini is a beautiful vision of purple and is guaranteed to become your new favorite cocktail. If you're looking for a unique and refreshing drink, the Lavender Martini is definitely worth trying.
6. Dirty Shirley Drink
The Dirty Shirley Drink is a grown-up version of the classic Shirley Temple. It's a simple yet delicious cocktail made with vodka, triple sec, grenadine, and soda.
The addition of alcohol gives it a boozy kick that is sure to please. It's a great option for those who love sweet and fruity drinks, and it's perfect for at-home celebrations. Give it a try and see what all the fuss is about!
7. Spiced Hibiscus Vodka Sour Cocktail
The Spiced Hibiscus Vodka Sour Cocktail is a delightful twist on the classic vodka sour cocktail. Infused with the bright and lively flavor of hibiscus, this cocktail is perfectly balanced with notes of cinnamon and ginger.
The addition of egg whites or aquafaba gives it a rich, creamy texture and a lovely cap of extremely sip-able foam that will impress and delight. This cocktail is perfect for any occasion, from a holiday gathering to a date night in. If you love sweet and tart cocktails, this is a must-try recipe.
8. French Martini
The French Martini is a delightful and refreshing cocktail that is perfect for those who love fruity and slightly sweet drinks. Made with high-quality vodka, fresh pineapple juice, and Chambord liqueur, this cocktail has a beautiful pinkish hue and a hint of raspberry flavor that makes it stand out from other martinis.
Although it is a bit sweet compared to traditional gin martinis, it is not overly sugary and still considered a stiff drink. The French Martini is perfect for those who want to feel elegant and sophisticated while sipping on a delicious cocktail. If you are looking for a new addition to your cocktail repertoire, the French Martini is definitely worth a try.
9. Kamikaze Drink
The Kamikaze Drink is a delicious, sweet and tart cocktail that is perfect for any occasion. Made with triple sec, lime juice, and vodka, every sip packs a punch of flavor that will make you feel like you're on vacation.
The name Kamikaze means "divine wind" in Japanese, and this cocktail lives up to its name with its divine taste. It can be served straight up or as a shot, making it a versatile drink that can be enjoyed in any setting. If you're looking for a cocktail that is easy to make and full of flavor, the Kamikaze Drink is the perfect choice.
10. Blood Orange Martini
The Blood Orange Martini is a fruity and sweet-tart cocktail that is perfect for any occasion. Made with fresh squeezed blood orange juice and tangy lime juice, this cocktail is a spin on the classic vodka martini. The blood orange season is short, so it's best to grab a bunch of these unique citrus fruits while they're available.
This cocktail is easy to make with a cocktail shaker and can be garnished with wedges of blood oranges. If you're looking for a refreshing and flavorful cocktail, the Blood Orange Martini is definitely worth trying.
11. The Mother of Dragons
The Mother of Dragons is a vodka-based cocktail that is a part of a Game of Thrones inspired cocktail series. This exotic blend of cucumber, lemon, and dragonfruit is sure to transport you to the world of Daenerys Stormborn. The dragonfruit, indigenous to Central America and Asia, adds a mildly sweet flavor to the drink, while the cucumber and lemon balance it out perfectly.
The vibrant color of the dragonfruit adds to the appeal of this cocktail. It's a simple cocktail to make, and you can even substitute gin for vodka or leave out the alcohol entirely to make it a mocktail. If you're a fan of Game of Thrones, you'll definitely want to try The Mother of Dragons, along with the other cocktails in the series.