Olympic Inspired Cocktails with Svedka!

Svedka, a vodka that is well known, loved, and comes in many flavors. This vodka is smooth, full of flavor, and makes for one heck of a great martini! If you’re watching the Olympics this year be sure to warm up with one of these cocktails as you watch the competition and cheer for your favorite athletes. We thank Svedka Vodka for these wonderful recipes to inspire us!

U-S-A, All The WaySVEDKA_U-S-A_All_The_Way

1.5 parts SVEDKA Vodka

1 part watermelon schnapps

.5 part cranberry juice

.5 part lemon juice

.5 part simple syrup

.25 part blue curacao

soda water

Method:

Build in a glass. Add watermelon schnapps and cranberry juice over ice, and then carefully add lemon, simple syrup and SVEDKA Vodka as to layer the white layer. Next, very carefully layer the blue curacao to create the color separation and gently top with soda. Garnish with a fresh watermelon pieces.

 Flying Tomato

1.5 parts SVEDKA Vodka SVEDKA_Flying_Tomato

3 parts fresh tomato juice

.5 part fresh lemon juice

Dash Worcestershire Sauce

Dash Tabasco

Pinch of salt

Tomato garnish.

 Method:

Build in a mixing glass and “roll” from one cup to another, until cold and mixed. Garnish with tomatoes on a toothpick, add grated black pepper.

Bode Bomber

 2 parts SVEDKA Strawberry ColadaSVEDKA_Bode_Bomber

.75 parts simple syrup (or 1.5 tsp. sugar dissolved in .5 part fresh lemon juice)

1 tsp. Crème de Mure

5 muddled raspberries & 1 blackberry.

Method:

Muddle lemons and berries (and sugar, if dry) in a shaker. Combine remaining ingredients (except Crème de Mure and raspberries), shake quickly with ice and strain in rocks glass and top with crushed ice. In another tin, muddle berries and Crème de Mure into a very fine paste. Agitate the mixture and ice briefly. Top the glass with crushedice. Float berry paste evenly on the top of the ice. Garnish with a raspberry and a short straw.

 

Ligety-Split

2 parts SVEDKA Raspberry SVEDKA_Liggety_Split

.5 part vanilla syrup

.5 part cream

.5 part fresh lemon juice

.5 part egg white

dash of Angostura Bitters.

Method: Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker without ice and shake well. Add ice and then shake again. Strain the mixture into a large port glass. Garnish with crushed frozen raspberries.

*Syrup Instructions: Warm 1 part of water until nearly boiling. Stir in half of a vanilla bean cut into fourths and press it lightly against thewalls of the vessel for 1 minute. Steep for 3-5 minutes, then add equal parts granulated sugar and stir until dissolved. Let the mixture cool to room temperature and strain out vanilla. This mixture will last approximately 1 week if covered and refrigerated.

 

Sara Lehman

About Sara Lehman

Sommelier, Private Chef, & Food and Wine Pairing Expert in NYC! Sara is a Wine Writer, Wine Ambassador, and Wine Consultant specializing in pairings, parties, entertaining and education.

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