Looking for a little pick-me-up to awaken your senses and leave you feeling refreshed? You may want to try the Screwdriver cocktail. If you are a vodka cocktail enthusiast, chances are that you have already sipped this rejuvenating drink. If you haven’t already, let us tell you that this delightful vodka cocktail is absolutely easy to mix at home and you don’t have to wait until your next visit to the cocktail bar to try it out.
The origin of this drink is quite interesting and multiple theories have been floating around. One of the theories is that when the drink was invented a screwdriver was used to stir the ingredients together instead of a bar spoon. This was done to hide the fact that they were consuming alcohol which was prohibited at the time. There is another intriguing story that states that a group of American oil workers in the Middle East invented this cocktail and they used a screwdriver to mix ingredients. Whatever may be its history, the fact that is a delightful vodka cocktail that has been enjoyed for decades remains the same.
When you take a sip of this vodka cocktail you are met with a bright burst of citrusy goodness. The cocktail recipe features the finest Ketel One Vodka. It’s a meticulously crafted spirit that is produced through a combination of modern and traditional distilling techniques. Ketel One Vodka has a clean flavour profile with a hint of spices, citrusy freshness and silky soft mouthfeel. It’s perfect for delightful vodka cocktail recipes or sipping it neat.
The screwdriver is a two-ingredient cocktail. All you need is a top-shelf vodka and freshly squeezed orange juice. The simplicity of this cocktail recipe makes it an impeccable choice sip it any time of the day or serve it at house parties, brunch parties and summertime soiree. Your guests will love its sweet and tangy taste and its energising effect.
Grab a highball glass and fill it with ice. This will ensure your drink stays chilled and refreshing.
Using a cocktail jigger or a measuring cup, measure and pour 60ml of Ketel One Vodka into the highball glass over the ice.
Next, pour 120ml of freshly squeezed orange juice into the highball glass.
Using a bar spoon, gently stir the ingredients to combine.
Garnish with a slice of orange to garnish.
Serve and enjoy!