What are some cocktail recipes containing gin and vodka?

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It looks like you're interested in cocktails that feature both gin and vodka. From the information provided, we have one standout cocktail that matches your criteria: the *Iced Tea Surprise*. This intriguing cocktail combines vodka, gin, Cointreau, cola, and lime cordial, creating a complex yet refreshing beverage. The blend of vodka and gin gives it a robust base, while the Cointreau and lime cordial add a sweet citrus twist. The addition of cola introduces a familiar caramel undertone and effervescence, making this a truly surprising and enjoyable drink. With its unique composition and multifaceted flavor profile, the *Iced Tea Surprise* is perfect for those looking to explore something different in their cocktail experience.

If you're open to trying drinks that feature either gin or vodka individually, there are several other highly-rated options that you might enjoy. For instance, the *Vodka Gimlet* and *Vodka Martini* are excellent choices if you lean towards vodka-based cocktails. On the gin side, you might find the classic *Gin* cocktail delightful with its sophisticated blend of gin, Boker's bitters, sugar syrup, and orange liqueur. Each of these cocktails offers a distinct experience while maintaining a refined and balanced flavor profile.

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You asked: Cocktails with both gin and vodka.. We found 10 cocktails answering the question.

Vodka Gimlet

The Vodka Gimlet is a classic cocktail that has been around since the early 20th century. It is believed to...

Vodka (75ml), Lime juice (Teaspoon), Lemon Juice (Teaspoon), Lime Cordial (7.5ml), Sugar Syrup (Teaspoon)

5 ingredients
4.9 / 5

Vodka Martini

The Vodka Martini is a classic and iconic cocktail that is known for its simplicity and sophistication. Originating in the...

Vodka (60ml), White vermouth (10ml)

2 ingredients
4.65 / 5

Vodka And Tonic

The Vodka and Tonic is a refreshingly simple cocktail that combines the clear, smooth taste of vodka with the sharp,...

Vodka (30ml), Tonic water (Top up)

2 ingredients
4.6 / 5


The Gin cocktail, a classic concoction with a sophisticated flair, stands out with its harmonious blend of ingredients that cater...

Gin (60ml), Boker's bitters (2 dashes), Sugar Syrup (5ml), Orange liqueur (10ml)

4 ingredients
4.6 / 5

Vodka Rickey

The Vodka Rickey is a refreshing and effervescent cocktail that offers a crisp and slightly tangy flavor profile. A mix...

Vodka (60ml), Lime juice (15ml), Sugar Syrup (7.5ml), Soda water (Top up)

4 ingredients
4.44 / 5

Vodkatini / Vodka Martini

The Vodkatini, also known as the Vodka Martini, is a classic cocktail that epitomizes simplicity and elegance. Traditionally composed of...

Vodka (60ml), White vermouth (7.5ml)

2 ingredients
4.3 / 5

Iced Tea Surprise

The Iced Tea Surprise is a unique cocktail that offers an intriguing blend of flavors. Combining the crispness of vodka...

Vodka (30ml), Cointreau (30ml), Cola (Top up), Gin (30ml), Lime Cordial (30ml)

5 ingredients
3.69 / 5

Gin and Zonic

The Gin and Zonic is a refreshing variation of the classic Gin and Tonic, a well-loved cocktail with a crisp...

Lime (Half ), Tonic water (200ml), Dry gin (60ml)

3 ingredients
3.68 / 5

Long Vodka

The Long Vodka is a refreshing, effervescent cocktail that is traditionally served in a highball glass. It's a simple mix...

Vodka (60ml), Soda water (Top up), Lime (30ml), Angostura Bitters (Dash)

4 ingredients
3.64 / 5

Lemon And Lime Vodka

The Lemon and Lime Vodka cocktail is a simple, citrus-forward mixed drink, combining the clear, clean taste of vodka with...

Vodka (30ml), Lemonade (90ml), Lime Cordial (90ml)

3 ingredients
3.62 / 5


We've collated some quick fire Q&A's on the question to help you find exactly what you're looking for.

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Can you mix gin and vodka in the same cocktail?

Yes, gin and vodka can be mixed in the same cocktail. The combination provides a robust base while allowing other ingredients to shine, creating a complex and balanced drink.

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What is the best way to balance flavors in a gin and vodka cocktail?

To balance flavors in a gin and vodka cocktail, use ingredients that add sweetness, acidity, or effervescence, such as citrus juices, syrups, or soda. Bitters and other liqueurs can also add depth and complexity.

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Are there any classic cocktails that use both gin and vodka?

While most classic cocktails typically choose either gin or vodka as a base spirit, some modern cocktails experiment with combining them to create unique flavor profiles.

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What mixers complement both gin and vodka?

Mixers that complement both gin and vodka include tonic water, soda water, citrus juices (like lime or lemon juice), and flavored syrups. These mixers enhance the botanicals in gin and the neutral profile of vodka.

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How do gin and vodka differ in cocktails?

Gin has a distinct botanical flavor due to juniper and other herbs and spices, while vodka has a more neutral profile. In cocktails, gin contributes complexity and depth, whereas vodka adds smoothness and can highlight other flavors.

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