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brunch, cocktail, screwdriver, vodka -

We are not trying to reinvent the wheel on this one. Just wanted to share what we think is the best possible combination for the perfect Screwdriver. Beloved by people who eat "brunch" everywhere.   Ingredients   1 cup orange juice (Fresh squeezed oranges are always better but not always practical.  1/3 cup vodka (we enjoy Tito's Handmade Vodka with this one) 1 1/2 ice   Instructions Add all ingredeints together. Stir to mix well. Pour and serve cold.   History This drink appears in literature as early as 1938.The screwdriver is mentioned in 1944: "A Screwdriver—a drink compounded of...

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A vodka martini, also known as a vodkatini or kangaroo cocktail, is a cocktail made with vodka and vermouth, a variation of a martini. The vodka martini has become a common and popular cocktail. Some purists maintain that, while it is a perfectly fine drink, it is not a true martini, which is traditionally made with gin.A vodka martini is made by combining vodka, dry vermouth and ice in a cocktail shaker or mixing glass. The ingredients are chilled, either by stirring or shaking, then strained and served "straight up" (without ice) in a chilled cocktail glass. The drink may...

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