Vodka Daisy: a cocktail with character that has always kept its standard recipe.
For 1 person
5 cl vodka
2 cl lemon juice
1 cl grenadine syrup
1 cl sugar syrup
How to make
Technique: shaker / Glass: martini, old-fashioned / Type : short drink (9cl) / Time: 4 mn
Shake the vodka, lemon juice, grenadine syrup and sugar syrup with a few ice cubes.
Strain into a martini glass.
Decorate with fruits of your choice (slice of orange, cherries, raspberries...).
The Vodka Daisy cocktail is one of the "daisies" cocktails (types of short drinks), so it has always been made of 4 ingredients with no more and no less than: vodka, lemon juice, sugar and grenadine (or raspberry) syrup.
It's a cocktail that wants character, its recipe was published in 1965 in "Old Mr Boston's De Luxe Official Bartender's Book" by Leo Cotton.
Originally, the particularity of Vodka Daisy was its glassware, it was served in metal cups, tankards or mugs.