Sour Vodka
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Sour Vodka
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The Sour Vodka cocktail is a refreshing and zesty mix that combines the clean taste of vodka with the sweet and tangy flavor of raspberry schnapps. Topped with ginger ale, ... more The Sour Vodka cocktail is a refreshing and zesty mix that combines the clean taste of vodka with the sweet and tangy flavor of raspberry schnapps. Topped with ginger ale, it provides a bubbly and moderately spicy kick, making it an ideal choice for those who enjoy a fruity yet slightly sharp drink. Served in a highball glass, the Sour Vodka offers a simple yet pleasing aesthetic and a palate that balances the potent flavor of spirits with the milder, more approachable notes of fruit and ginger. It's a drink that boasts a harmonious blend of flavors suitable for various occasions.
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5.5% | 1.65 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Sour Vodka

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add vodka and Sour Puss to a highball glass with ice
Stir then top up with ginger ale before serving

Learn more about some of the mixology terms used in this cocktail

·  Sour  ·  Highball  ·  Stir  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute Raspberry Schnapps in a Sour Vodka cocktail?

Yes, if Raspberry Schnapps isn't available, you can substitute it with Chambord or any berry-flavored liqueur. The taste will slightly vary but will still complement the vodka and ginger ale.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What are some garnishing tips for a Sour Vodka cocktail?

For a Sour Vodka cocktail, fresh raspberries or a lime wheel make excellent garnishes. You can also add a sprig of mint for a touch of green and a refreshing aroma.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in a Sour Vodka compare to a standard cocktail?

With a 5.5% alcohol content, the Sour Vodka is on the lower side compared to standard cocktails, which often range between 10-30% depending on the ingredients and their proportions. It makes for a lighter choice, suitable for occasions when you prefer something less potent.

NON_ALCOHOLIC_VARIATIONS

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

Yes, for a non-alcoholic version, replace the vodka and raspberry schnapps with raspberry flavored syrup and a dash of lemon juice. Top up with ginger ale as usual to maintain the bubbly characteristic of the drink, adjusting the sweetness according to taste.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve a Sour Vodka cocktail?

A Sour Vodka cocktail is best served cold in a highball glass. Ensure the ingredients are well stirred and not shaken, to preserve the clarity and carbonation of the ginger ale. It's ideal for afternoon gatherings or as a refreshing drink on a warm evening.

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