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What is your favorite drink with vodka?

Answer examples and advice for how to answer this interview question for a Bartending interview

How to Answer

There's no right or wrong answer here. This is just an opportunity to share how you make your favorite vodka beverage. Explain your process starting from the chilled glass to how it's garnished. Be creative! Rather than talking about how much you love Cape Cods, try explaining a drink that's a bit more complicated and takes more time and care to create it, like a Lemon Drop Martini or a Cucumber Fizz. Vodka is one of the most versatile liquors, so show off your skills and give the interviewer a taste of your style.

What is your favorite drink with vodka?
Entry Level

"I have a few favorites to drink, and a few favorites to create! I have recently been learning the art of floating and discovered this great drink called the Harvey Wallbanger. I believe it was a big hit during the '70's disco era! This drink calls for 1 part vodka, 3 parts orange juice, and a half ounce of Galliano L'Autentico. Galliano is a sweet, herb-based Italian liquor. In a tall glass filled with ice, I add the vodka and orange juice and stir. Then, I float the Galliano on top. Finally, I garnish with an orange slice."

Experienced

"I am well versed in making complicated vodka drinks, but I always prefer the simplicity of a delicious Moscow Mule in the summer. It's a delicious drink, but I also feel that serving it in the classic copper mug adds to the magic. In a copper mug full of ice, I add 2 parts vodka, 3 parts ginger beer, and half a fresh squeezed lime. Last, I garnish with a lime wedge."

View user-submitted Answers

What is your favorite drink with vodka?
1.
Cosmopolitan.
2.
Pineapple and energy drink.
3.
Vodka is actually my go to drink when im out I usually get vodka soda but I really enjoy cosmos.
4.
Cherry lemon drop shooter.
5.
Vodka and soda water with lemon/lime.
6.
A Bay Breeze or a simple Vodka Sunrise. I enjoy the fruity drinks.
7.
Vodka peach cran.
8.
I like a simple Bay Breeze, or Sunrise, because of the fruity flavours.
9.
Vodka cranberry or dirty martini.
10.
Red Bull.
11.
Lemon drop martini.
12.
Cosmopolitan.
13.
Orange vodka with cranberry.
14.
Vodka orange with cranberry and a lime.
15.
Pineapple upside down cake.
16.
Tonic water as I am sweet enough.
17.
House of sun.
18.
Cosmopolitan.
19.
Sprite, limca, orange juice,
20.
Vodka madras.
21.
Bloody Mary! I am still trying to perfect my bloody mary at home, but it is my absolute favorite vodka drink. I will try them at most bars for that reason.
22.
Greyhound.
23.
Vodka with grapefruit juice lots of ice and lime squeeze.
24.
Red bull bombs.
25.
A cape cod it is simple and refreshing or a white russian, I love to layer liquors to get an amazing end result.
26.
Black Russian and Russian mule.
27.
White russian.
28.
Lillet, Tuaca, lemon juice, simple syrup and orange flower water.
29.
Cranberry juice.
30.
Goose, Kahlua, and Baileys. The fact of mentioning Goose lets the bar owner know I like finer drinks which in turn means I would be more likely to up sell.
31.
That depends on the time of day/occassion. There is almost nothing better than a great bloody mary at a weekend brunch. I think a vodka tonic, or an ice cold vodka martini can be very refreshing and enjoyable before dinner. Other favorites would be a caparinha and the white russian.
32.
It is siciroco.
33.
Muddled rasberry vodka with lemon juice.

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