Shaken Not Stirred: A Vodka Lover's Guide to Martinis and Bloody Marys. Featuring 101 Vodka Cocktail Recipes

By Matthew Papcun

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Vodka is without doubt one of the oldest distilled spirits in lifestyles and is still one of many top-selling on the earth. each person has drank vodka in a few form or shape sooner or later of their existence; no matter if it was once in a sophisticated, Apple Martini or one hazy evening with a bottle of Popov. might be you spent one evening in your yacht, rolling round in gold files with a bottle of Ciroc. okay, probably that final instance used to be a bit achieving yet i feel we will be able to all agree that it'd be remarkable. You're drawn to this ebook since you are or are looking to develop into a vodka drinker. or perhaps you're a long-time bartender, like me, who desires a few extra wisdom on considered one of your favourite spirits. no matter what your cause, thanks for taking the time to learn my ramblings, and I've bought you lined. As you discover this publication, you are going to know about the heritage of the main flexible spirit ever made, the diversities among grain, potato and fruit-based vodkas and the secrets and techniques to creating the correct martini. I additionally introduce you to vodka's ally, the Bloody Mary and proportion with you the historical past and top recipes of the last word breakfast drink. Plus over a hundred vodka-based craft cocktail recipes from all over the world. So learn on, my new consuming associates. Let's start. yet first, i must refresh my drink.

About the Author

I'm a bartender from the Detroit zone. long ago 15 years I've amassed an important quantity of data observed by way of a wealth of reports. should you stick to me alongside my self-publishing trip, you'll reap the benefits of either. I intend to put in writing approximately all the major spirits and inform the entire tales i will be mindful alongside the best way. Doing what i've got performed for those handed years has given me a special view of the area and that i love sharing it with humans. with the intention to learn my random day-by-day ideas, you are able to do so on my web publication at There, you may also sustain up to now on my most modern tasks and most modern releases. i'm humbled through the eye that I've gotten as a result of my paintings and that i will do my top to honor and dwell as much as the compliment that has been given to me. i'm consistently open for your suggestions and studies. thanks for taking the time to benefit a bit extra approximately me.

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Pressure right into a Champagne flute. best with Prosecco. Garnish with a slice of peach and raspberries. Angèle eco-friendly Tea Cooler components: 2 oz. Charbay eco-friendly Tea Vodka 2 ounces clean lemon juice 2 oz. uncomplicated syrup soda water lemon wedge for garnish instruction: Pour the vodka, lemon juice and straightforward syrup into an ice stuffed highball glass. best with soda water. Pour the contents right into a shaker to combine. Pour again into the glass. Garnish with the lemon wedge. Apple Cider Martini constituents: 1 3/4 oz. Ultimat Vodka 1 half oz. apple cider 1/4 oz. ginger liqueur splash of Velvet Falernum education: mix all parts in a shaker. Shake good and pour right into a cocktail glass. Apple Cin elements: 1 1/4 oz. Van Gogh Wild Apple Vodka 3/4 ounces Spiced Rum 1 ounces Cranberry Juice 0.5 oz. basic Syrup cinnamon for garnish coaching: upload Van Gogh Wild Apple Vodka, rum, cranberry juice and straightforward syrup right into a shaker with ice. Shake and pressure right into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with a touch of cinnamon. Apple Crisp elements: 1 oz.. UV Cake Vodka 1 oz.. Revel Stoke Spiced Whisky 0.5 oz.. Maple Syrup 2 ounces. Apple Juice instruction: Shake all elements over ice. pressure right into a martini glass and best with a touch of cinnamon. Apple Pie Martini constituents: 1 0.5 components Navan Vanilla Liqueur 1 half Belvedere Vodka 2 components apple cider 1 tsp cinnamon squeeze of lime guidance: Pour the constituents right into a cocktail shaker choked with ice. Shake good. pressure right into a chilled cocktail glass. April Rain components: 2 oz. vodka 0.5 oz. lime juice half ounces dry vermouth lime peel for garnish instruction: Pour the constituents right into a cocktail shaker with ice cubes. Shake good. pressure right into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with the lime peel. As evening Falls materials: 2 elements gray Goose L'Orange Vodka 1 half white grapefruit juice 2 coriander leaves 7 crimson peppercorns 1 half tsp white sugar small piece of ginger entire big name anise to garnish orange zest for garnish education: litter the peppercorns in a cocktail shaker. upload thinly sliced ginger and litter back. upload the opposite constituents and ice. Shake vigorously. Double pressure right into a chilled coupette glass. Garnish with an orange zest and piece of big name anise. Aspenlicious materials: 2 elements Pearl Lo Coco (Coconut) Vodka 0.5 half Amaretto 0.5 half espresso Liqueur half half rum half half Irish Crème splash part & part sprint chocolate syrup crowned with grated white chocolate education: Coat a martini glass with the darkish chocolate syrup. rainy the rim with chocolate syrup and dip in grated white chocolate. In a pint glass, combine liquid components with ice, shake and pressure into chocolate-coated glass. Garnish with the grated chocolate at the floor of the cocktail. Atone-Mint elements: 2 ounces Stoli Blueberi vodka 0.5 ounces clean lemon juice 2 oz. gleaming water 1 tsp sugar OR 1 ounces basic syrup clean mint leaves lemon wedge for garnish coaching: clutter the mint and straightforward syrup in a highball glass. Fill the glass with ice.

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