9 Vodka Drinks for the Winter Games

February 10, 2014

Borscht aside, there are few things more Russian than vodka. Vodka is about tradition and ritual, yes, but it's also about celebration and bonding. So what better way to come together for the Winter Games than by honoring its host's favorite drink? In the spirit of international cooperation, we're cheering on our athletes the only way that seems right -- with cocktails. Here are 9 vodka friendly drinks to throw back as the competitors throw down.  

Moscow Mule by Amanda Hesser

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The Queen Mary by MollyandBrandon


Basil-Vodka Gimlet by Oui, Chef


Wicked Witch Martini by thecrabbycook


Orange Ginger Mint Sodas by gr8chefmb 


Last Call by gingerroot 


Yuzu, I Zu by Teri 


Horseradish Bloody Mary by NWB


Saffron and Cardamom Lemonade Concentrate by Saee Khandekar

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Julie Myers

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