Making mixed drinks at home is super easy if you have vodka. And if you're looking for the best vodka mixers, we've made a list of the best things to mix with vodka.
Looking for the perfect mixer to spice up your vodka? Look no further!
Whether you're a seasoned mixologist or just looking to switch up your usual drink order, we've got you covered.
We've got lots of great vodka cocktail recipes using lots of different mixer from classic options like tonic water and orange juice, to more adventurous choices like ginger beer and grapefruit soda, there's a mixer out there that's sure to take your vodka game to the next level.
So let's raise a glass (or two) and explore some of the best mixers for vodka!
Tonic water is a classic mixer for vodka cocktails, thanks to its refreshing and slightly bitter taste that complements the neutral flavor of vodka.
Its effervescence adds a bright quality to drinks, making it a versatile ingredient for creative concoctions.
With its unique quinine taste, tonic water adds complexity and depth to your cocktail experience.
Outside of vodka it's the main ingredient in the vodka tonic.
Club soda is another great mixer, typcially creating the classic cocktail the Vodka soda.
It's a refreshing cocktail that has a clean and crisp taste that blends the neutral flavor of vodka with the bubbly and slightly salty taste of club soda.
The effervescence creates a light and refreshing drink, perfect for sipping on a warm day or at a social gathering.
If you're looking for something a little sweeter, orange juice is a great option, giving you a screwdriver cocktail.
The acidity of the juice helps to cut through the alcohol, making it an excellent choice for those who prefer a less boozy taste.
If you add a little grenadine to it you can create this gorgeous vodka sunrise too.
Be sure to check out all of our delicious orange juice cocktails.
Cranberry juice has been an iconic companion to vodka since forever. Creating a drink called a cape cod.
It adds a tart sweetness that’s sure to satisfy anyone looking for something a bit more special than plain old soda or tonic water.
Plus, if you’re feeling adventurous, adding some orange juice will make for an even tastier concoction.
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Grapefruit juice is a popular vodka mixer, and when combined with vodka alone is often called a Greyhound cocktail.
The tart and slightly sweet taste of grapefruit juice complements the smooth, neutral flavor of vodka.
Typically served over ice, this refreshing drink is perfect for those who enjoy a balance of tart and sweet flavors. The Greyhound is easy to make and highly customizable, making it a timeless classic.
A classic summertime staple, lemonade is another sweet option that's perfect for mixing with vodka.
Its tartness helps to balance out the alcohol and creates a refreshing beverage that's perfect for sipping on hot days.
You can also use a lemon-lime soda like sprite, add a splash of grenadine and you have yourself a Dirty Shirley cocktail.
The acidity of lime juice makes it a great choice for mixing with vodka.
Its tart flavor helps to cut through the sweetness and creates a drink that’s guaranteed to be refreshing and delicious.
Plus, you can always add a bit of simple syrup or honey for an even sweeter treat!
Coffee Liqueur & Cream
No matter what time of day it is, if you're looking for something sweet and sophisticated then this one's for you.
We recommend using espresso-flavored liqueur for an added kick but any coffee-based liqueur will do just fine.
Top with some cream or half & half for an indulgent treat that will have you feeling like royalty in no time at all.
"Get tropical with some pineapple juice! It pairs perfectly with vodka and transports you straight to the beach."
Don't knock it 'til you try it! A Bloody Mary is just one of many awesome drinks you can make with tomato juice and vodka.
For something truly unique, try elderflower cordial. This floral syrup adds a hint of sweetness and a delicate flavor that's sure to please even the most discerning palate, much like our cucumber elderflower cocktail.
Sweet, fruity, and just a little bit fancy. Peach nectar adds a touch of sophistication to any cocktail.
For those with a need for speed, Red Bull is the perfect energy-boosting mixer. Its light carbonation makes it great for mixing with vodka and you won't have to worry about feeling too bogged down after your drink either!
Sour but sweet, limeade is like a margarita without all the fuss (or tequila). Making it a great vodka mixer.
Warm up on chilly nights with some apple cider and vodka! Bonus points if you add cinnamon sticks or cloves.
Hydrate AND get tipsy at the same time? Yes please! Coconut water adds an exotic twist to your average vodka soda.
If you want something that packs more of a punch than regular beer, try ginger beer instead! This spicy mixer will spice up your drink while also adding sweetness and depth of flavor.
Just be careful not to overdo it on the alcohol content, ginger beer can be quite potent when mixed with strong spirits like vodka! Add a bit of lime juice with the ginger beer and you'll have yourself a Moscow mule.
Pomegranates are known as the 'jewels of winter' and they make one heck of a mixer for vodka too!
Feeling nostalgic? Mix grape juice with some vodka for an adult version of your favorite childhood drink.
There are plenty of great mixers out there that pair perfectly with vodka. From lemonade to cranberry juice to ginger beer and seltzer water, there are endless options when it comes to crafting delicious drinks using this classic spirit.
Mixing up your own beverages is always fun and creative - so don't be afraid to experiment with different combinations until you find one that works best for you!
With these top-notch mixers at your disposal, making tasty drinks has never been easier! Cheers!