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9 vodka drinks to make for the Sochi Olympics
In the spirit of international cooperation, we're cheering on our athletes the only way that seems right — with cocktails
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Borscht aside, there are few things more Russian than vodka. Vodka is about tradition and ritual, yes, but it's also about celebration and bonding. So what better way to come together for the Winter Games than by honoring its host's favorite drink? In the spirit of international cooperation, we're cheering on our athletes the only way that seems right — with cocktails. Here are nine vodka-friendly drinks to throw back as the competitors throw down.

Moscow Mule by Amanda Hesser



The Queen Mary by MollyandBrandon



Basil-Vodka Gimlet by Oui, Chef



Wicked Witch Martini by thecrabbycook



Orange Ginger Mint Sodas by gr8chefmb



Last Call by gingerroot



Yuzu, I Zu by Teri



Horseradish Bloody Mary by NWB



Saffron and Cardamom Lemonade Concentrate by Saee Khandekar


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