Calling all of our Vodka Soda, Moscow Mule, Vod Cran fanatics — National Vodka Day is around the corner on October 4! So grab your friends or head solo (if that’s your thing) to these Miami venues for the most over-the-top vodka drinks around. Or if you’d like to celebrate remotely, make these yourself at home with these special DIY recipes included.
Cocktail: The Bowline
Venue: The Deck at Island Gardens
Not all drinks are created equal. And National Vodka Day is the perfect time to take a closer look at this staple cocktail at The Deck at Island Gardens. The Bowline is the ideal sweet drink to enjoy while overlooking The Deck’s beautiful yacht marina. Sip on this National Vodka Day in luxury.
Cocktail: The Blue View No. 2
When National Vodka Day comes around, it’s only right to celebrate by drinking the perfect cocktail. With an immaculate blend of Absolut Elyx, St. Germain Elderflower Liqueur House Blueberry, Meyer Lemon Marmalade Lemon, Vybes Blueberry capped off with a minty CBD taste, this beverage will leave you wishing every day was National Vodka Day.
Cocktail: Fifth & Lavender
American Social’s Fifth & Lavender is fresh off of their new cocktail menu, and just in time for National Vodka Day. This refreshingly sweet cocktail is made with Tito’s vodka, lavender syrup, fresh lemon juice and club soda and garnished with fresh lavender sprigs.
Cocktail: Strawberry Moon
Venue: Bar Bevy
David Grutman’s Bar Bevy serves up the perfect cocktail for National Vodka Day. The Strawberry Moon is an insta-worthy drink served in a giant strawberry shaped glass and made with Tito’s vodka, fresh strawberries, basil, honey and black pepper. This camera ready cocktail is offered at David Grutman’s Miami Design District cocktail lounge Tuesday – Saturday from 7 p.m. – 3 a.m.
Cocktail: Kinako Martini
Cocktail: Chicha Frosé
Restaurant: Pisco y Nazca Ceviche Gastrobar
Cocktail: Makoto Mule ($15)
Enjoy a refreshing twist on the classic Moscow Mule to celebrate National Vodka Day with the Makoto Mule at Stephen Starr’s Makoto Bal Harbour! Mixed with Reyka Vodka, Mint, Cucumber and a house-made Ginger Beer, this is the perfect cocktail to satisfy all Moscow Mule cravings this National Vodka Day.
Cocktail: Moscow Mule ($12.50)
Venue: Bulla Gastrobar
You can never go wrong with a Moscow Mule at Bulla Gastrobar! Made with Russian Standard Vodka, Fever Tree ginger beer, fresh lime, cardamom currant infused syrup and candied ginger, this classic cocktail is the perfect pick to celebrate National Vodka Day at the Spanish style restaurant.
Cocktail: Strawberry Wine ($16)
Venue: SAAM at SLS Brickell
Sip on a refreshing Strawberry Wine at the newly opened SAAM at SLS Brickell this National Vodka Day! Enjoy this uniquely pink cocktail mixed with Belvedere Vodka, White Wine, Strawberries, Fennel Bitters and St. Germain served up to perfection.
Cocktail: French 75
Cocktail: Juvia Birrd
Surrounded by Lincoln Road’s sizzling, cosmopolitan vibe and unobstructed views of the Atlantic Ocean and South Beach’s famed Art Deco District, the ambiance exudes understated luxury. With the stunning views, we need a instagrammable cocktail to match. The Juvia Birrd truly brings out the rainforest vibes with the rose gold bird glass. The cocktail tastes as good as it looks with Vodka, Chambbord, Ginger Shrub, and Lemon Juice with muddle blackberries and mint.
Cocktail: Passion Star
It’s always 11:11 at Juvia. Juvia, located at 1111 Lincoln Road has their $11 Rooftop Happy Hour with a delicious selection of cocktails to choose from including the Passion Star. The Passion star is the perfect cocktail to sip on while overlooking the great views of Miami Beach. The Passion Star with Vanilla Haku Vodka, Passion Fruit Puree, and Prosecco.
Cocktail: Hit The Deck
Venue: No. 3 Social
No. 3 Social, the premier rooftop bar/lounge and music venue in Miami’s vibrant Wynwood neighborhood, features ‘Hit the Deck’, a delicious cocktail made to refresh guests with every sip this National Vodka Day. The libation includes Ketel One vodka, habanero syrup, watermelon juice, lemon and a hint of mint. Best part? The drink is topped with a watermelon slice garnish.
Cocktail: Citron Cloud Sour
Venue: Katsuya (South Beach & Brickell)
Described by Katsuya’s mixologists as an undeniably delicious cocktail that has people coming back to reorder time and time again, the Citron Cloud Sour, one of the newest additions to Katsuya South Beach and Katsuya Brickell’s cocktail menu, is the ideal drink to have on hand this National Vodka Day. Featuring Stoli Vanilla, lemon juice, simple syrup, citron honey tea, basil leaves and egg whites, guests won’t resist sipping on this sherbet-like cocktail.
Cocktail: Mr. C Cocktail
Nobody understands the vodka desires of eloquent drinkers as well as Bellini does. Mr. C Coconut Grove has created their signature drink with the intention of leaving every customer craving more of the Mr. C Cocktail. By crafting a mixture of Belvedere, Mr. C Prosecco, Mandarin, and a tasteful splash of lemon, the Mr. C Cocktail will have you feeling full of energy on National Vodka Day.
“The cocktail was actually invented when we opened our first Mr. C hotel in Beverly Hills, I was looking for something refreshing, simple and perfect for the warm weather. Personally, I think it pairs really well any of our crudo options” – Ignazio Cipriani, fourth-generation hospitality leader of Famed Cipriani family, Mr. C Coconut Grove Owner
Cocktail: Lollipop Passion
Venue: Sugar Factory American Brasserie (all locations)
Sugar Factory’s Lollipop Passion Goblet is a true taste of the tropics. Blended together in all it’s grandess, the cocktail is made with a mix of melon, coconut, and pineapple to create a sensation no one will be able to resist! In true Sugar Factory fashion, the drink is garnished with a candy necklace strand and unicorn lollipops.