Nothing is more appealing than the thought of a cosy evening at home with a cocktail in your hand! In this blog, we offer up some vodka cocktail inspiration for a great night in, using our delightfully smooth Vela Vodka.

Dirty Martini

A classic cocktail with a Vela Vodka twist:

  • A classic cocktail with a Vela Vodka twist:
  • Take 50ml of Vela Vodka, 10ml vermouth and 20ml of olive brine
  • Pour over ice into a stirring glass and stir for 30 seconds
  • Strain into a chilled Nick and Nora glass
  • Serve with three olives on a cocktail stick
  • Enjoy

White Russian

A creamy blend of Vela Vodka and coffee liqueur:

  • Take 50ml of Vela Vodka
  • Combine with 25ml of coffee liqueur and 1tbsp of single cream
  • Pour over ice into a tumbler
  • Stir Gently
  • Serve and enjoy

Distiller’s Brew

An elderflower and Vela Vodka delight:

  • Take 37.5ml of Vela Vodka
  • Add 12.5ml of St St-Germain, 20ml of lemon juice and 15ml of sugar syrup
  • Pour into a shaker over ice
  • Shake well
  • Pour the contents of the shaker into a Highball glass over ice
  • Top with ale
  • Garnish with dried elderflower and lemon
  • Serve and enjoy

Lemon Drop

A refreshing, citrusy serve:

  • Pour 50ml of Vela Vodka into a shaker
  • Combine with 25ml triple sec and 25ml of lemon juice
  • Add ice and shake well
  • Zest 1/2 a lemon and mix with 1 tbsp of white caster sugar
  • Garnish the rim of a chilled martini glass with the lemon and sugar mixture
  • Strain the contents if the shaker into the glass
  • Serve and enjoy

These recipes have provided some great inspiration for range of cocktails to impress guests with. To purchase Vela Vodka, head to copperrivetdistillery.com/shop or visit our distillery shop open weekdays 10am-5pm

Shopping Cart