Rolling into Fall (with Balls!)
It’s starting to be that time when just about everything is pumpkin spiced or apple cider-y. It’s time to say bye to heat and hello to fall (cocktails that is)
How to Make Floral Ice
While our last post on eye-catching ice is as on-brand as ice can be for Balls Vodka, we couldn’t stop there. We owe this segment to the queen of cooking herself, Martha Stewart, who posted a great step by step tutorial on floral ice on her website. Floral ice...
Ice Balls Without A Mold
This blog is essentially dedicated to teaching you all the best tips and tricks to be the best possible home bartender you can be for the best price. We’ve already covered looking the part with a bar cart, simple garnish hacks, and a few elevated drink recipes...
The Alternative Bloody Mary
Bloody Mary cocktails have been around since the early 1920s when bartender Fernand "Pete" Petiot created a version during the prohibition at Harry's New York Bar in Paris. Years after he brought the drink to Manhattan, namely in the St. Regis Hotel bar. Originally...
The Alternative Martini
The martini is so classic and with such basic ingredients, we truly questioned whether it is possible or right to twist this drink. One popular story of the drink's origin tells that a gold miner in the mid-1800s requested a pick me up in Martinez, California during...
The Alternative Moscow Mule
The Moscow Mule has been a beloved vodka cocktail as far back as 1941 when Sophie Berezinki, a Russian immigrant brought her 2,000 of her father's unique copper mugs to sell in the United States. Vodka was actually not particularly popular in the U.S. at this time so...
Make Your Drinks Prettier with These Garnishes
Everyone needs a good lesson or refresher on garnishes. Many classic drinks simply cannot exist without them. Ranging from simple citrus pinwheels to more complicated skewered candied flags, garnishes are an easy way to elevate any drink and add to your home bar
The Perfect Home Bar
When it comes to a party, everyone loves a bar. Even as a kid, I found myself at the bar making Shirley Temples and sneaking all the Coca-Cola off the bottom of the cart. The Fourth of July is quickly approaching, but the following tips and tricks for your home vodka...
Red, White, & Ballsy
Here are a few ways to keep the holiday Red, White, and Ballsy this year!
10 Vodka Poptails to Kickstart Your Summer
Making popsicles at home is actually incredibly easy, so why not take the treats from your childhood summers and simply spike them for an adult version? Just grab your Balls Vodka, whip together one of the recipes below, freeze, and enjoy!