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The countdown to National Vodka Day continues with some fun to drink cocktails made with Monkey in Paradise vodka. Check them out, along with the bartenders who created them.

Boozy Dreamsicle Paradise

Boozy Dreamsicle Paradise

Boozy Dreamsicle Paradise

Created by Jeff Carlson (@jefebullitt) of Orlando, FL

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 oz. Monkey In Paradise Vodka
  • 1/2 oz. Triple Sec
  • 1 oz. Vanilla Simple Syrup

Preparation: Swirl around, add orange soda. Top with whipped cream.


Monkey Baller Sangria

Monkey Baller Sangria

Monkey Baller Sangria (aka Monkey Melon Sangria)

Kristina Kayla (@kristinakayla) of Orlando, FL

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup of Monkey in Paradise Vodka
  • 1 bottle of Seaglass Sauvignon Blanc
  • 1/2 cup of Fresh Watermelon Juice

Use a melon baller on for the following:

  • 1 cup of Cantaloupe
  • 1 cup of Honeydew
  • 1 cup of Watermelon

Preparation: Add ingredients together, stir, and chill. For gold rim we used gold colored sugar. For ice, we used leftover melon balls and freeze them.


Corny Paradise 

Corny Paradise 

Corny Paradise 

Created by Frank Valles (@frankmizz) of Dallas, TX

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 oz. Monkey In Paradise Vodka
  • Corn and Rosemary Infused Grand Marnier
  • Lemon juice
  • Agave nectar
  • Rosemary
  • Bar Keep Chinese Bitters

Preparation: Combine ingredients. Stir; Strain into a cocktail glass.


Paradise Found

Paradise Found

Paradise Found

Created by Rami Lavi (@ramithemixologist) of Brooklyn, NY

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz. Monkey In Paradise Vodka
  • 1 oz. rhubarb-celery syrup*
  • 3/4 oz. Lemon Juice
  • 1/4 oz. Dry Vermouth
  • 3 drops Rose Water
  • 3/4 oz. Aquafaba (or Egg White)

Preparation: Dry shake, add ice and shake again. Fine strain to a chilled coupe. Garnish with rhubarb “twist” knot

*Rhubarb-Celery Syrup

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz. Celery Juice (Freshly Pressed)
  • 2 oz. Rhubarb Juice (Freshly Pressed)
  • 4 oz. Sugar

Preparation: Combine in a container Stir until sugar is completely dissolved (cold process).