Cocktails based on vodka: simple and inexpensive

The most affordable alcohol, ideal for cocktails - vodka. For one serving you will need quite a bit. Vodka can be supplemented with juices, sparkling water, cream and other components.

Try to prepare a simple cocktail with mint and citrus.

You will need:
- 0,25 l of vodka;
- 0.5 Cup mint syrup;
- 0.5 Cup sparkling water;
- 1 orange;
- 0,5 of lemon.
Instead of syrup, you can use creme de menthe.

Squeeze the juice from the orange and half a lemon, grate the zest on a fine grater. In a shaker mix the juices with vodka and syrup. Pour the mixture into glasses, add to each a little soda water and put a few ice cubes. Serve the cocktail with a straw.

As a dessert or a digestive drink you can submit sweet coffee cocktail.

You will need:
- 1 Cup of milk;
- 1 teaspoon instant coffee;
- 1 egg;
- 3 teaspoons of sugar;
- 1 shot of vodka.

Egg RUB with sugar, add instant coffee. Boil the milk, cool slightly and add the portions in the egg mixture, constantly whisking. Let cool, and then pour in the vodka and stir. Pour the cocktail in a low thick-walled glasses, each portion can be supplemented with a small amount of finely crushed ice.

One of the simplest cocktails of freshly squeezed orange juice and vodka finds its admirers at any party.

You will need:
- 0.5 Cup of vodka;
- 0.5 Cup of orange juice.

The juice from the oranges squeeze in advance and freeze it in the refrigerator. In a blender mix the juice with vodka, pour into glasses, add ice and serve immediately.
A cocktail you can decorate with a sugar rim. Lubricate the edge of the glass with egg white, then dip it in granulated sugar. Cocktail pour carefully so as not to wash away the decor.

Easy but elegant: cocktails with brandy

For the preparation of cocktails don't need expensive cognac. Take good brandy - worthy beverages produced in many countries, from France to Armenia.

Try the unusual but delicious combination of cacao, brandy and cream. Chocolate cocktail can be served along with a Cup of espresso.

You will need:
- 1 glass of brandy;
- 3 tablespoons of sugar;
- 1 tablespoon of cocoa powder;
- 3 tablespoons of water;
- 1 Cup sparkling water;
- 2 tablespoons of sour cream.

From cocoa, water and sugar boil the syrup. Once the mixture boils, remove from the heat, cool, mix with sour cream, and then pour in the brandy and carbonated water. Whisk the mixture in a blender and pour into glasses. Separately you can apply ice cubes.