5 Classic Herb And Vodka Cocktail Recipes

Basil Bliss

When it comes to cocktails there's something about the harmonious blend of herbs and vodka that spruces up the drink. For connoisseurs, it's like creating a work of art. Vodka, known for its neutral taste provides the canvas for the vibrant flavours of herbs to shine through. It's not just the experts who can whip up these concoctions, you can too. Here are five timeless herb and vodka cocktail recipes that are sure to bring out various flavours, crafted using top quality spirits from Ciroc, Ketel One and Smirnoff skillfully combined with the aromas of nature.

Basil Bliss

Ingredients:

- 45 ml Ciroc Vodka
- 15 ml lemon juice
- 10 ml sugar syrup
- 4-5 basil leaves
- Soda water
Basil Bliss

Method:

Muddle the basil leaves in a shaker followed by adding Ciroc Vodka, lemon juice and sugar syrup. Vigorously shake it with all your might. Strain it into a glass filled with ice. Finally crown it off with some soda water. This enchanting combination brings together the basil notes with the refreshing and clean taste of Ciroc.
 

Rosemary Reverie

Ingredients:

- 60 ml of Ketel One Vodka
- 15 ml of lime juice
- 15 ml of honey syrup
- A sprig of rosemary
- Sparkling water
 

Method:

Start by gently crushing the rosemary sprig in your shaker. Then add Ketel One Vodka, lime juice and honey syrup into the shaker. Shake it all up. Strain it over ice in a highball glass. Finally, garnish with another sprig of rosemary. This cocktail is like having an meaningful conversation on a summer evening.
 

Mint Mystique

Ingredients:

- 45 ml of Smirnoff Vodka
- 10 ml of elderflower cordial
- Mint leaves
- 15 ml of apple juice
- Some soda water
 

Method:

Begin by muddling the fresh mint leaves along with the elderflower cordial to create a refreshing foundation for your drink. Add Smirnoff Vodka and apple juice into the mix. Give it a shake. Strain it into a chilled glass then top it off with some soda water for that extra touch of freshness. With the combination of mint and elderflower lifting up the Smirnoff Vodka, this cocktail will take your taste buds to new heights.
 

Thyme Tranquility

Ingredients:

- 50 ml of Ciroc Vodka
- 20 ml of grapefruit juice
- 10 ml of honey syrup
- 2-3 sprigs of thyme
 Thyme Tranquility

Method:

Start by crushing the thyme add Ciroc Vodka, grapefruit juice and honey syrup. Shake everything well. Strain it into a martini glass. This drink exudes elegance as the earthy tones of thyme meet the smoothness of Ciroc.

Lavender Luxury

Ingredients:

- 50 ml of Ketel One Vodka
- 15 ml of lemon juice
- 10 ml of lavender syrup
- A dash of egg white (optional)

Lavender Luxury
Method:

Combine all the ingredients in a shaker. Begin with a shake to blend in the egg white then shake with ice. Finally strain it into a glass. It's like a masterpiece in a glass, where the floral notes of lavender harmonise with Ketel Ones pristine purity.
 
Each of these drinks bring out the charm of herbs and vodkas. From the zestiness of basil to the comforting tranquillity of lavender, these recipes offer an array of experiences that pay homage to the timeless allure. Also remember to drink responsibly and only serve it to those who are of legal drinking age.