Long Vodka
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Long Vodka
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The Long Vodka is a refreshing, effervescent cocktail that is traditionally served in a highball glass. It's a simple mix of vodka, tangy lime juice, and soda water, garnished with ... more The Long Vodka is a refreshing, effervescent cocktail that is traditionally served in a highball glass. It's a simple mix of vodka, tangy lime juice, and soda water, garnished with a lime wedge. This drink is typically enjoyed as a light, crisp option that offers a zesty flavor profile with the lime providing a citrusy punch that complements the smooth taste of the vodka. The addition of Angostura bitters adds a subtle aromatic depth to the drink, making it a popular choice for those who appreciate a cocktail that is both invigorating and straightforward. The Long Vodka is often chosen for its refreshing qualities and is a common preference in social settings where a less potent alcoholic beverage is desired.
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15 key ingredients
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Lime
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8% | 2.4 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Long Vodka

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add 4-5 drops of bitters to the glass and swirl to ensure the glass is covered
Add 4-5 ice cubes, the vodka, and the juice of one lime
Top up with soda
Add a lime wedge to garnish and serve
~ You can substitute lemonade for soda if you prefer a sweeter drink, but soda is more refreshing. You can also substitute the juice of the lime for lime cordial. ~

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·  Bitters  ·  Garnish  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SPECIFICS

Can I use flavored vodka in a Long Vodka cocktail?

Yes, you can use flavored vodka in a Long Vodka cocktail to add a unique twist to the traditional flavor. Popular options include citrus or berry-flavored vodka. Just keep in mind that it will alter the original taste profile.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve a Long Vodka for maximum enjoyment?

The Long Vodka cocktail is best served cold in a highball glass. Optionally, you can garnish with a slice of lime or lemon for an extra zest. Serving it over ice can also enhance its refreshing qualities.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in a Long Vodka compare to that of other popular cocktails?

With an alcohol content of 8%, the Long Vodka is relatively moderate when compared to other cocktails. For example, a classic Margarita might have an alcohol content around 12-17% depending on the recipe, making the Long Vodka a lighter option.

NON_ALCOHOLIC_VARIATIONS

Is there a non-alcoholic version of the Long Vodka cocktail?

Yes, you can create a non-alcoholic version of the Long Vodka by substituting the vodka with a non-alcoholic spirit or clear soda. Keep the lime juice and soda water, and add a dash of bitters if desired for a similar flavor profile.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnishes work well with a Long Vodka to enhance its presentation?

For garnishing a Long Vodka, consider using a lime wheel, cucumber slices, or mint leaves. These garnishes complement the drink's fresh and clean taste while adding a visually appealing touch to its presentation.

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