Quarantine Cocktails

If you’re finding yourself stuck in your house and boredom is beginning to set in, start playing around with the alcohol you have at hand and make some tasty drinks. But remember, vodka does not serve as a viable substitute for hand sanitizer! We’ve got some ideas below for some delicious drinks to keep you healthy – and sane – during these tough times.

Tom Collins

Originally made with gin, the Tom Collins is now most commonly made with vodka. However, some of you probably stockpiled for this quarantine, so you can make the drink with whatever you stockpiled: gin, vodka, brandy, tequila, etc.

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz. vodka
  • 1 oz. lemon juice
  • ½ oz. simple syrup
  • Lemon garnish

Moscow Mule

This drink is a classic and you probably have the ingredients lying around your house somewhere!

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz. vodka
  • Lime wedge (squeezed)
  • Topped with ginger beer
  • Lime garnish

Bloody Mary

One of the most classic drinks around, and perfect to cure that hangover you’re sure to give yourself! Let’s face it, it’s easy to have a few too many glasses and lose track of how much you’ve had to drink while lounging around your house.

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz. vodka
  • Add own ingredients (celery, shrimp, etc.)
  • Fill remainder of glass with tomato juice
  • Garnish with olive, lime, lemon, etc.

Bullshot

The Bullshot drink is similar to a Bloody Mary and includes steak, alcohol, and ice. You might want to save this drink for when you’re feeling adventurous. 

Ingredients:

  • 5 oz. vodka
  • 3 oz. Campbell’s beef broth
  • 1 dash Worcestershire steak sauce
  • Dash of Tabasco sauce
  • Lemon (squeezed)
  • Dash of celery salt

If you haven’t already stocked up on alcohol in preparation to stay at home for a couple weeks, you should buy some. Think of this time spent at home as a time to experiment with your cooking – and drinking!