Nothing starts a party like delicious and inventive cocktails - and the easier they are to make, the better. After all, the hosts should enjoy their own party, too. Below are easy-to-make vodka cocktails that are sure to impress your guests and the best part is that they require few ingredients and no time to create. Scale the recipes to create big batches that guests can tap into all evening. Vodka is a refreshing, crisp spirit choice that is perfect for summer. So use these Memorial Day cocktail recipes over this holiday weekend, and all summer long!
Red, White, and Blueberry
1 ¾ oz. vodka
¾ oz. lemonade
½ oz. triple sec
1 oz. cranberry juice
Blueberries and strawberries for garnish
Combine all of the ingredients in a glass and top off with ice. Stir and add the strawberries and blueberries for garnish.
2 oz. vodka
¾ oz. lemon juice
½ oz. elderflower liqueur
Muddle watermelon at the bottom of a glass and then add the ice and the remaining ingredients. Stir it well and garnish with a little watermelon wedge.
1 oz. cherry vodka
4 oz. sparkling water
1 oz. pineapple juice
Pineapple wedge, cherry, and mint sprig for garnish
Pour all liquid ingredients into a glass and fill it the rest of the way with ice. Stir well and top off with the pineapple, cherry, and mint garnish.