Vodka makes the ideal base for a cocktail and is perhaps the most mixable and useful spirit behind any bar. Its clean and neutral taste pairs with most flavors, from sweet to sour, fruity to spicy, and creates delicious possibilities for every drinking occasion. Try a restorative Bloody Mary with breakfast, a perfectly mixed Cosmopolitan to sip at a leisurely lunch, a pre-dinner Vodka Martini to whet your appetite, or a Black Russian enjoyed as a night-cap. This perfect companion to your home bar showcases all the most popular vodka drinks, plus offers up some surprises, and is a celebration of the cocktail in its myriad forms. From the retro charm of a Harvey Wallbanger to that icon of the modern drinking scene, the Espresso Martini, the recipes included here are must-tries for any vodka-drinker.