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12 Vodka Cocktails Everyone Should Try During Their Lifetime

Shots = fired. For an incredible cocktail you definitely shouldn't miss, check out The Mule from the new In + On Bar Bites Menu at Bonefish Grill.

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Black Russians are not for the faint-hearted. But if it's too much, never fear — just top it with cola, and you've got a Colorado Bulldog!

Black Russians are not for the faint-hearted. But if it's too much, never fear — just top it with cola, and you've got a Colorado Bulldog!

This is Canada's answer to the Bloody Mary, and it's pretty delish. Take it a step further and make your own clam/tomato juice hybrid.

This is Canada's answer to the Bloody Mary, and it's pretty delish. Take it a step further and make your own clam/tomato juice hybrid.

To be a cocktail connoisseur, you should know two things: how to muddle and what exactly St. Germain is.

To be a cocktail connoisseur, you should know two things: how to muddle and what exactly St. Germain is.

Some would say the perfect martini doesn't exist. Those people don't deserve this recipe.

Some would say the perfect martini doesn't exist. Those people don't deserve this recipe.

Once you're done making it, you know what to listen to.

Once you're done making it, you know what to listen to.

IMPORTANT: All Vodka Stingers must be consumed in honor of Elaine Stritch.

IMPORTANT: All Vodka Stingers must be consumed in honor of Elaine Stritch.

The only thing more festive than champagne is bright blue champagne.

The only thing more festive than champagne is bright blue champagne.

In this traditional Polish cocktail, the apple juice dramatically masks the taste of vodka. Use bison grass-flavored vodka if you're feeling extra authentic.

In this traditional Polish cocktail, the apple juice dramatically masks the taste of vodka. Use bison grass-flavored vodka if you're feeling extra authentic.

The formula for a "Collins" is spirit, sour, soda. Surprise! The spirit in this one is vodka.

The formula for a "Collins" is spirit, sour, soda. Surprise! The spirit in this one is vodka.

Elevate the classic Screwdriver by letting cranberry juice join the fun.

Elevate the classic Screwdriver by letting cranberry juice join the fun.

Channel summer in your glass with this cocktail. If blood oranges aren't in season, use regular oranges instead.

Channel summer in your glass with this cocktail. If blood oranges aren't in season, use regular oranges instead.

Who needs ice? This tea-esque cocktail will help soothe you on cold days. Get more details on the simmer process here.

Who needs ice? This tea-esque cocktail will help soothe you on cold days. Get more details on the simmer process here.

For great drinks and great food, check out the incredible Mule on the new In + On Bar Bites Menu at Bonefish Grill.

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