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This classic two-ingredient screwdriver cocktail recipe is perfect for a casual after-dinner drink. Not only is it smooth, but the OJ adds a delicious citrus twist that enhances the vodka’s taste in the best way. With a mix this delicious, you’ll find yourself craving a classic screwdriver cocktail at brunch, lunch, dinner… well let’s be honest – a screwdriver cocktail is a good idea at almost any time of the day.
ingredients for Screwdriver cocktail
You will need:
- 4 to 6 ounces Orange juice
- 1.5 ounces Vodka, 1 shot
- 1 cup Ice cubes
Substitutions And Additions
Salt: To assist in cutting the sharpness of the alcohol a little bit, you can add a pinch of salt to the cocktail.
Orange Juice: While it won’t be a screwdriver cocktail any longer, you can mix almost any juice with vodka in equal proportions and it’s going to taste pretty darn good!
How to Make this Screwdriver cocktail recipe
STEP ONE: Fill the glass with the desired amount of ice.
STEP TWO: Add 1 shot of vodka.
PRO TIP: For the best flavor, quality does matter. We recommend Grey Goose, Smirnoff, or Tito’s.
STEP THREE: Fill the glass with orange juice.
STEP FOUR: Add an orange slice or maraschino cherry for garnish. Serve immediately.
PRO TIP: Serve with a straw or drink mixer so the alcohol can be redistributed as it’s being consumed.
IN THE FRIDGE: You can premake screwdriver cocktails or store them in the fridge for 3 to 4 weeks. However, a fresh screwdriver cocktail is always going to taste the best.
Not only is this tasty screwdriver cocktail perfect at brunch, it’s also fantastic to serve up at a party because it’s such a crowd-pleaser! They’re simple to make and delicious to drink – just mix your favorite vodka with ice and orange juice!
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- 4 to 6 oz Orange juice
- 1.5 ounces Vodka 1 shot
- 1 cup Ice cubes
- Fill glass with ice.
- Add 1 shot of high-quality vodka.TIP: For the best flavor, quality does matter. We recommend Grey Goose, Smirnoff, or Tito’s.
- Pour orange juice to fill the glass.
- Fill the glass with orange juice, add an orange slice or maraschino cherry for garnish. Serve immediately.TIP: Serve with a straw or drink mixer so the alcohol can be redistributed as it’s being consumed.