How To Make A Katinka Cocktail
When it comes to being a master cocktail mixer, many people want to know how to make a Katinka Cocktail. The mixture of vodka with sweet apricot brandy and a little lime juice can be quite refreshing on a hot summer day, while grilling by the barbecue or when entertaining friends and family at a dinner party. Here’s how to make Katinka Cocktail.
- 2 oz. vodka
- 1 oz. apricot brandy
- 1/2 oz. lime juice
- Crushed ice
- Cocktail shaker
- Highball glass
- Mint sprig
How to Make a Katinka Cocktail
- In a cocktail shaker combine the vodka, apricot brandy and lime juice.
- Cap the shaker and shake the contents until well mixed.
- Fill a cocktail glass with crushed ice.
- Pour the contents of the cocktail shaker over the crushed ice.
- Add a sprig of mint as a garnish and serve to thirsty guests.
How to Make a Katinka Cocktail a Signature Drink
If you’re expecting a large gathering of friends and family at a summer barbecue or pool party, then make the Katinka Cocktail the official signature drink of the afternoon. It will save you a lot of time by mixing a pitcher of the Katinka Cocktail ahead of time. Then as guests arrive, simply fill highball glasses with ice, pour the Katinka Cocktail, add a sprog of mint as a garnish and serve to thirsty guests.
How to Make a Katinka Cocktail a Martini
Some people prefer their drinks “up” rather than over ice or “on the rocks.” If this is the case, add the ice to the shaker before adding the vodka, apricot brandy and lime juice. Then shake and strain the drink into a martini glass. Garnish with a sprig of mint and serve to thirsty guests.