Vodka: Despite being one of the highest selling spirits in the world, this liquor is often treated like the redheaded stepchild of mixology. It is typically banished to no-man’s-land by certain highbrow bartenders. Sure, some perceive vodka as an odorless, tasteless drinking gateway for teenagers and bachelorettes. The truth: Vodka is a generous spirit that likes to kick off its shoes and let the other ingredients do the talking.
These five cocktails let vodka do exactly that and, for a timely bonus, you’ll be done making them before you know it.
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