Cocktails for National Vodka Day
Who knew that America would be interested in celebrating the national spirit of our former mortal enemy? Eh, times have changed. Enjoy these two libations, courtesy of Effen.
In a mixing glass, combine all ingredients over ice. Shake, and strain into a low tumbler over ice. Garnish with lime wheel.
Effen Bold Ginger
1 ½ parts Effen Vodka
¾ parts Lime Juice
¾ parts Ginger Syrup
1 dash Bitters
5 Mint leaves
In a mixing glass, muddle mint, lime juice and ginger syrup. Add vodka and shake over ice. Strain and pour into a tall glass with ice and ginger beer. Garnish with mint sprig.