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Best vodka cocktail recipes from Butlers in the Buff

8 Sep 2016

Today we’re going to give you the best vodka recipes on offer! We love making cocktails with vodka with its crisp and clean taste. It is the most popular liqueur to mix your drinks with so get your voddy out and let’s have a party!

Vodka Cocktail #1 – The Elixirelixir-cocktail-recipe-butlers-in-the-buff

This bubbly concoction will leave your taste buds tingling!

Ingredients (makes 1):

  • 6 mint leaves
  • 2 slices of cucumber
  • 2 oz. Vodka
  • 3/4 Lime juice
  • ½ oz. Simple syrup
  • Prosecco


  • Muddle the mint and cucumber together
  • Add the vodka, lime juice and syrup
  • Shake well
  • Pour over a glass with ice
  • Top up with prosecco

Vodka Cocktail #2 – The Trouble Maker:Troublemaker-cocktail-butlers-in-the-buff

This is a twist on a classic – changing up gin for vodka – we think you’ll love it!

Ingredients (makes 1):

  • 4 slices of cucumber (plus some to garnish)
  • 2 strawberries (plus more to garnish)
  • 1 ½ oz. Vodka
  • 1 oz. Bonal (French aperitif)
  • ¾ oz. Simple syrup
  • ¾ oz. Lime juice
  • Seltzer


  • Muddle cucumbers and strawberries
  • Mix the vodka, bonal, simple syrup and lime juice together and shake well
  • Pour into a glass
  • Top with seltzer
  • Garnish with strawberries and cucumber

Vodka Cocktail #3 – Classic Cosmopolitan:cosmopolitan-cocktail-recipe-butlers-in-the-buff

Channel your inner Sex in the City and drink up this gorgeous cosmopolitan.

Ingredients (makes 1):

  • 1 ¾ oz. Lemon flavoured vodka
  • ½ oz. Cointreau
  • ½ oz. Cranberry juice
  • ½ oz. Lime juice
  • ¼ oz. Simple syrup
  • Lime wedge (for garnish)


  • Shake together all the ingredients
  • Pour into a coupe glass (or similar)
  • Serve and garnish with a lime wedge

Vodka Cocktail #4 – Rooftop Lemonade:rooftop-lemonade-recipe-butlers-in-the-buff

Taking you back to when you were kids – but with an adult twist!

Ingredients (makes 1):

  • 2 oz. Vodka
  • 3 oz. Lemonade (freshly squeezed is the best)
  • Cucumber slices
  • Lemon wedges (for garnish)


  • Shake together the Vodka and Lemonade
  • Toss in the cucumber slices and mix
  • Pour into a glass and serve
  • Garnish with lemon wedges

Vodka Cocktail #5 – The Salty Dog:salty-dog-cocktail-butlers-in-the-buff

If you want a fresh and bitter hit then this is the cocktail for you.

Ingredients (makes 2):

  • Coarse salt
  • ½ cup vodka
  • ¾ cup of grapefruit juice
  • Ice cubes


  • Pour the salt onto a plate
  • Slightly wet the rims of each glass and dip onto the salt to cover them
  • Fill glass with ice cubes
  • Pour over the vodka (1/4 cup in each glass)
  • Share the grapefruit juice out between each glass

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