Simple Cocktails

Dutch Cape Cod

  • 1 oz. Van Gogh vodka
  • 3 oz. cranberry juice
  • 1 large lime wedge

Add vodka and juice to a rocks glass filled with ice and stir. Squeeze in a splash of fresh lime juice and garnish with a lime peel

Van Gogh Artini

  • 4 oz. Van Gogh vodka

Pour vodka into a shaker with ice and shake vigorously. Pour into a chilled martini glass and garnish with blue cheese-stuffed olives.

Dirty Miss Martini

  • 2 oz. Van Gogh Blue Triple Wheat vodka
  • 1 tbsp. dry vermouth
  • 1 tbsp. olive juice

Add all ingredients to a mixing glass filled with ice, shake vigorously and strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with olives.

Auguri

Created by Allen Katz, Director of Mixology & Spirits Education, Southern Wine & Spirits

  • 1-1/2 oz. Van Gogh BLUE Triple Wheat Vodka
  • 3/4 oz. Molinari Sambuca Extra
  • 2 oz. Cranberry Juice

Shake ingredients over ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with an orange twist.

Van Gogh Gin Martini

  • 2 oz. Van Gogh gin
  • 1 oz. dry vermouth

Combine ingredients in a mixing glass with ice and stir until well chilled. Strain into a chilled martini glass and garnish with olives or a twist of lemon.

Van Gogh Gin Gimlet

  • 2 oz. van Gogh gin
  • 3/4 oz. fresh lime juice
  • 3/4 oz. simple syrup

Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into an ice-filled rocks glass. Garnish with an orange twist.

The Brazilian

  • 2 oz. Van Gogh Açai-Blueberry
  • 4 oz. pink lemonade

Add ingredients to a rocks glass with ice and stir. Garnish with a lemon wheel.

Starry Night

  • 1 oz. Van Gogh Açai-Blueberry, chilled
  • 4 oz. sparkling rose, chilled

Pour chilled vodka into a flute and top with sparkling rose wine. Garnish with a starfruit.

Sparkling Berries

  • 1-1/2 oz. Van Gogh Açai-Blueberry
  • 1-1/2 oz. cranberry juice
  • Splash of club soda

Pour vodka into a rocks glass with ice. Add cranberry juice and top with club soda. Garnish with a lime.

Acai-Blueberry Cooler

Created by Jonathan Pogash, The Cocktail Guru

  • 2 oz. Van Gogh Acai-Blueberry Vodka
  • 1-1/2 oz. Lemonade
  • 2 oz. Club Soda or Sparkling Wine
  • 5 Raspberries

Shake all ingredients except for club soda or sparkling wine. Strain over ice into a tall glass. Top with club soda or sparkling wine. Stir briefly and garnish with a mint sprig and raspberries.

Banana Grove

  • 1 oz. Van Gogh Banana Vodka
  • 1 oz. Crème de Banana
  • 1 oz. Orange Juice

Shake ingredients with ice and pour into a rocks glass. Garnish with a slice of orange.

Chocolate Covered Banana

  • 1 oz. Van Gogh Banana Vodka
  • 1/2 oz. Irish Cream
  • 1/2 oz. Chocolate Liqueur

Add ingredients to a mixing glass with ice and shake well. Strain into a martini glass and garnish with a banana slice drizzled with chocolate syrup.

Banana Bite

  • 1/2 oz Van Gogh Banana Vodka
  • 1/4 oz Crème de Banana
  • 1/4 oz Cinnamon schnapps

Add all ingredients to shaker with ice and shake well. Pour into a shot glass.

Black Cherry Bubbly

  • 4 oz Extra Dry Champagne, chilled
  • 1 oz Van Gogh Black Cherry Vodka, chilled

Pour chilled Van Gogh Black Cherry vodka into a flute. Top with Champagne and drop in a cherry.

Cherry Refresher

  • 2 oz Van Gogh Black Cherry
  • 1/2 oz Triple Sec
  • Splash of cranberry juice
  • Squeeze of lime

Shake all ingredients in a shaker with ice and strain into a tall glass with fresh ice. Garnish with a wedge of lime.

Dutch Cherry Cola

  • 5 oz. Coca-Cola
  • 1 oz Van Gogh Black Cherry

Serve on the rocks in a tall glass. Garnish with a cherry

Pretty in Pink

  • 1 oz. Van Gogh Citroen
  • 2 oz. chilled lemonade
  • 1 oz. Cranberry Juice
  • Squeeze of lime juice

Build vodka, juices, and lemonade in a Collins glass with ice. Top with a squeeze of fresh lime. Garnish with a lime wedge.

Pucker Up

  • 1-1/2 oz. Van Gogh Citroen
  • 2 oz. lemonade
  • 1/2 oz. fresh lemon juice
  • Dash of simple syrup

Pour ingredients into cocktail shaker with ice. Shake vigorously and strain into a Collins glass with crushed ice. Garnish with a mint sprig.

Surfer’s Sunrise

  • 1 oz. Van Gogh Coconut
  • 1 oz. Van Gogh Pineapple
  • 2 oz. pineapple juice
  • Splash of Grenadine

Pour Van Gogh Coconut, Pineapple Vodka and pineapple juice into a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake well and pour into a rocks glass. Garnish with a cherry.

Fuzzy Coconut

  • 2 oz. Van Gogh Coconut
  • 1 oz. peach schnapps
  • Splash of cranberry juice

Build ingredients in a rocks glass and stir. Garnish with a slice of peach.

The Royal Peach

Created by Jonathan Pogash, The Cocktail Guru

  • 1-1/2 oz. Van Gogh Cool Peach
  • 3/4 oz. elderflower liqueur
  • 3-4 dashes Angostura bitters

Stir ingredients with ice in a mixing glass and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a flamed orange peel.

Fuzzy Navel Crush

  • 2 oz Van Gogh Cool Peach
  • 1 oz triple sec
  • Splash orange juice
  • Splash soda water

Add vodka, triple sec and juice to a mixing glass with ice and shake vigorously. Strain into a pint glass filled with crushed ice and top with soda. Garnish with fresh mint.

Cool Peach Cooler

Created by Jonathan Pogash, The Cocktail Guru

  • 1-1/2 oz. Van Gogh Cool Peach
  • 1 oz. pomegranate juice
  • 2 oz. ginger ale or ginger beer

Build all ingredients over ice in a rocks glass and garnish with a lime wedge.

The Bond Girl

Created by Jonathan Pogash, The Cocktail Guru

  • 1-1/2 oz. Van Gogh Cool Peach
  • 1/2 oz. dry vermouth
  • 3 dashes orange bitters

Shake ingredients very well with ice and strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with an orange peel.

The Bond Girl (pitcher version)

Serves 15
Created by Jonathan Pogash, The Cocktail Guru

  • 1 bottle Van Gogh Cool Peach Vodka
  • 1 cup Dry Vermouth
  • 25 dashes Orange Bitters

In a pitcher, stir ingredients very well with ice to chill and dilute. Store in refrigerator until ready to serve. Then add to shaker and shake well with ice. Strain into martini glass and garnish with an orange peel.

The Best Bellini Ever

Created by Jonathan Pogash, The Cocktail Guru

  • 1 oz. Van Gogh Cool Peach Vodka
  • 1-1/2 oz. Peach Puree
  • 3 oz. Prosecco

Directions: In a mixing glass stir the vodka and puree well. Add the Prosecco with ice and gently fold the ingredients (without stirring too much, as this will remove bubbles). Strain into a chilled champagne flute. Top off with extra Prosecco and garnish with a fresh peach when in season.

Santa’s Tap-Nog

  • 1-1/2 oz. Tap 357 Canadian Maple Rye Whisky
  • 3/4 oz. Van Gogh Double Espresso
  • 4 oz. store-bought eggnog

Build directly into a rocks or highball glass and stir briefly, top with grated nutmeg.

Double Dutch Colada

  • 1-1/2 oz. Van Gogh Double Espresso
  • 2 heaping tsp. coconut cream (like coco lopez)
  • 2 oz. pineapple juice

Shake all ingredients well with ice and strain over ice into a rocks glass. Garnish with a sprinkle of cinnamon and/or orange slice

Double Espresso Russian

  • 1 oz. Van Gogh Double Espresso
  • 1 oz. coffee liqueur
  • 1 oz. half & half

Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass with ice and shake vigorously. Strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice.

Brunette with Pearls

  • 2 oz. Van Gogh Double Espresso
  • 1 oz. coffee liqueur
  • 1 oz. hazelnut liqueur
  • 1 Tbsp. Godiva White Chocolate Pearls (for garnish)

Combine vodka and liqueurs in a shaker with ice and shake well. Strain into a chilled martini glass and float chocolate pearls on top.

Dutch Mudslide

  • 1 oz. Van Gogh Double Espresso
  • 1 oz. coffee liqueur
  • 1 oz. Irish Cream

Add all ingredients to a mixing glass with ice and shake vigorously until well chilled. Pour into a tall glass with crushed ice. Garnish with shaved chocolate.

Double Dutch Martini

  • 2 oz. Van Gogh Double Espresso
  • 1 oz. Van Gogh Dutch Chocolate
  • 3/4 oz. chocolate liqueur
  • Splash of cream

Fill shaker with ice and add vodkas, chocolate liqueur, and a splash of cream. Shake and strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with a sprig of mint.

Espresso Gimlet

Created by Jonathan Pogash, The Cocktail Guru

  • 2 oz. Van Gogh Double Espresso
  • 3/4 oz. fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 oz. maple syrup

Shake well with ice and strain into chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a lime wheel.

Adult Mocha

  • 1-1/2 oz Van Gogh Espresso vodka
  • 1 tsp Cocoa Powder
  • 1 tsp raw sugar
  • 1/3 cup milk

Add all ingredients above to mason jar with ice. Cover and shake. Unscrew cap and serve in the jar with a biscotti garnish on the side. *Alternatively, add all ingredients to a mixing glass with ice and shake vigorously. Pour into a rocks glass.

Straight Shooter

  • 1-1/2 oz Van Gogh Double Espresso Vodka
  • 3 oz of Guinness

Add ingredients to a rocks glass with ice.

French Toast

  • 1-1/2 oz. Van Gogh Dutch Caramel
  • 1-1/2 oz. Rumchata

Add ingredients to a rocks glass with ice and stir.

Cara Mia

Created by Jonathan Pogash, The Cocktail Guru

  • 2 oz. Van Gogh Dutch Caramel
  • 1 oz. Van Gogh Double Espresso
  • 1 oz. milk or cream
  • 1 oz. espresso, chilled

Shake all ingredients very well with ice and strain over ice into a rocks glass. Garnish with freshly grated nutmeg and ground cinnamon.

Caramel Zing

  • 2 oz. Van Gogh Dutch Caramel
  • 3 oz. ginger ale
  • Squeeze of lime juice

Pour vodka and ginger ale into a rocks glass filled with ice and stir. Squeeze fresh lime juice on top and garnish with a cherry.

Caramel Twist

  • 1 oz. Van Gogh Dutch Caramel Vodka
  • 1/2 oz. Butterscotch Schnapps
  • Splash of Irish Cream Liqueur

Add ingredients to a rocks glass with ice and stir.

Vincent’s Swirl

  • 2 oz. Van Gogh Rich Dark Chocolate Vodka
  • 1 oz. Van Gogh Vanilla Vodka
  • Splash of Butterscotch Schnapps
  • Chocolate syrup

Shake ingredients over ice. Strain into a chilled Martini glass and swirl in chocolate syrup.

Fudgsicle

  • 1 oz. Van Gogh Rich Dark Chocolate
  • 1 oz. coffee liqueur
  • 1 oz. Irish Cream

Add ingredients to a mixing glass with ice and shake well. Strain into a chilled martini glass and garnish with shaved chocolate.

German Chocolate Cake

  • 1¼ oz. Van Gogh Rich Dark Chocolate Vodka
  • 1¼ oz. Van Gogh Coconut Vodka
  • 1¼ oz. Van Gogh Espresso Vodka
  • Splash of milk

Shake over ice and strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with shaved chocolate or coconut.

Holland-Hattan

  • 1-1/2 oz. Van Gogh Dutch Chocolate
  • 1 oz. sweet vermouth
  • 2 dashes angostura bitters (or bitters of choice)

Stir ingredients very well with ice and strain over ice into a rocks glass. Garnish with a cherry.

Mocha Crème Martini

  • 2 oz. Van Gogh Double Espresso
  • 1-1/2 oz. Van Gogh Dutch Chocolate
  • 1 oz. crème de cacao

Pour vodkas and crème de cacao into a shaker filled with ice. Shake and strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with sprig of mint.

Gogh Dutch Campfire

  • 2 oz. Van Gogh Dutch Chocolate
  • 4 oz. hot chocolate
  • 3 marshmallows, roasted

Pour vodka into a warm mug and add hot chocolate. Garnish with roasted marshmallows on a skewer or whipped cream.

Grape Expression

  • 2 oz. Van Gogh Grape Vodka
  • 1 oz. pink grapefruit juice
  • 1 oz. fresh lemon juice

Pour vodka, pink grapefruit juice and lemon juice into a mixing glass with ice. Shake vigorously and pour into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with a few skewered seedless grapes.

Grape Ape

  • 2 oz. Van Gogh Grape
  • 4 oz. ginger ale

Add ingredients to a tall glass with ice and stir.

Mangopolitian

  • 2 oz. Van Gogh Mango
  • 1 oz. orange liqueur
  • Splash of lime juice
  • Splash of cranberry juice

Add all ingredients to a shaker with ice and shake well. Strain into chilled martini glass and garnish with a wedge of lime.

Magnificent Melon Martini

  • 1-1/2 oz. Van Gogh Melon
  • 1 oz. Melon Liqueur
  • 1-1/2 oz. Pineapple Juice

Add all ingredients to a mixing glass with ice and shake well. Strain into a martini glass.

Hue Que Martini

  • 2 oz. Van Gogh Melon
  • 1-1/2 oz. peach schnapps
  • 1 oz. Champagne or Sparkling Wine

Add melon and schnapps to a mixing glass with ice and shake well. Strain into a martini glass and top with Champagne or sparkling wine.

Tangerine Dream

  • 2 oz. Van Gogh Oranje
  • 1 oz. grapefruit juice
  • 1 oz. cranberry juice
  • Splash of Grenadine

Add all ingredients to a mixing glass with ice and shake vigorously. Strain into a chilled martini glass and garnish with a twist of orange.

Citrus Fizz

  • 3/4 oz. Van Gogh Citroen
  • 3/4 oz. Van Gogh Oranje
  • 1 oz. orange juice
  • 1 oz. club soda

Pour vodka and juice into an ice-filled highball glass and stir. Top with orange juice and garnish with a twist of lemon.

Oranje Creamsicle

Created by Jonathan Pogash, The Cocktail Guru

  • 1 oz. Van Gogh Oranje
  • 1/2 oz. Van Gogh Vanilla
  • 1 oz. Orange Juice
  • 1 dash Orange Bitters

Add ingredients directly to a rocks glass with ice and garnish with an orange peel.

Nuts & Berries

Created by Jonathan Pogash, The Cocktail Guru

  • 1 1/2 oz. Van Gogh PB&J Vodka
  • 3/4 oz. Berry Liqueur
  • 3/4 oz. Milk or Cream

Shake well with ice and strain into a chilled martini glass.

PB & Coffee

Created by Jonathan Pogash, The Cocktail Guru

  • 1 oz. Van Gogh PB&J
  • 3/4 oz. Van Gogh Double Espresso Vodka
  • 1 oz. Milk or Cream (use skim milk for a skinny version)

Shake well with ice and strain into chilled cocktail glass or over ice into a rocks glass. Garnish with an orange peel.

Nutty Berry

Created by Jonathan Pogash, The Cocktail Guru

  • 1-1/2 oz. Van Gogh PB&J
  • 1/2 oz. Van Gogh Raspberry
  • Splash Cranberry Juice
  • Top with Lemon-Lime Soda

Build directly into a tall glass with ice and stir briefly. Garnish with a cherry or fresh raspberries.

PB Salted Caramel

Created by Jonathan Pogash, The Cocktail Guru

  • 1 oz. Van Gogh PB&J
  • 1 oz. Van Gogh Dutch Caramel
  • Top w/ cola (or Diet Cola for a skinny version)

Shake the first two ingredients with ice and strain into chilled martini glass. Top with chilled cola and garnish with a cherry and salt rim.

Tropical Bay Breeze

  • 2 oz. Van Gogh Pineapple
  • 4 oz. cranberry juice

Pour vodka and cranberry juice into a rocks glass filled with ice. Stir and garnish with a pineapple chunk or a sprig of mint.

Pomosa

  • 4 oz. sparkling wine, chilled
  • 1 oz. Van Gogh Pomegranate, chilled

Pour chilled vodka into a flute. Top with sparkling wine and garnish with a strawberry.

Pomegranate Serenade

  • 2 oz. Van Gogh Pomegranate
  • 3 oz. lemonade

Pour ingredients into a rocks glass with ice and stir. Garnish with a lemon wedge

Pomegranate Sunrise

  • 2 oz. Van Gogh Pomegranate
  • 3 oz. Orange Juice
  • Splash of grenadine

Pour ingredients into a rocks glass over ice and stir. Garnish with an orange wedge.

Cinnamon Raspberry Cooler

Created by Jonathan Pogash, The Cocktail Guru

  • 2 oz. Van Gogh Raspberry
  • 3/4 oz. Monin cinnamon syrup
  • 3/4 oz. fresh lemon juice

Shake ingredients very well with ice and strain into a chilled martini glass and garnish with floating raspberry.

Berry Berry Fizz

  • 1 oz. Van Gogh Raspberry
  • 2 oz. cranberry juice
  • 1 oz. club soda

Add vodka and juice into a tall glass filled with ice and stir. Top with cub soda and garnish with a twist of lime.

Gingerbread

  • 1 oz. Van Gogh Vanilla
  • 1 oz. hazelnut liqueur
  • 1/2 oz. butterscotch schnapps
  • 2 oz. ginger ale

Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake well, pour into a tall glass and garnish with cinnamon stick.

Black & White Martini

  • 2 oz. dark chocolate liqueur
  • 1 oz. Van Gogh Vanilla
  • 1 oz. cream

Add ingredients into a mixing glass with ice; shake well and strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with a mix of shaved dark and white chocolate.

Milky Way Martini

  • 2 oz. Van Gogh Rich Dark Chocolate
  • 1/2 oz. Van Gogh Vanilla
  • 1 oz. butterscotch schnapps

Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass with ice. Shake vigorously and pour into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with a miniature chocolate candy bar.

Oranje Crush

Created by Jonathan Pogash, The Cocktail Guru

  • 1 oz. Van Gogh Oranje
  • 1/2 oz. Van Gogh Vanilla
  • 1 oz. Orange Juice
  • 1 dash Orange Bitters

Add ingredients directly to a rocks glass with ice and garnish with an orange peel.

Get Up & Gogh!

  • 1-1/2 oz. Van Gogh Double Espresso
  • 1/2 oz. Van Gogh Vanilla
  • 1/2 oz. coffee liqueur

Pour ingredients into cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously and pour mixture into a rocks glass. Garnish with a sprinkle of cinnamon.

Cran-Appel Kiss

  • 1-1/4 oz. Van Gogh Wild Appel
  • 2 oz. cranberry juice

Pour vodka and cranberry juice into a rocks glass filled with ice and stir. Garnish with an apple wedge dipped in caramel syrup.

Wild Appel Pie

  • 2 oz. Van Gogh Wild Appel
  • 1/2 oz. apple schnapps
  • 1/2 oz. cinnamon schnapps
  • Splash of apple juice

Add all ingredients to a mixing glass with ice and shake well with ice. Strain into a chilled martini glass and garnish with a cinnamon stick.

Forbidden Fruit

  • 2 oz. Van Gogh Wild Appel
  • 1 oz. cranberry juice
  • 1 oz. pineapple juice
  • 1 oz. apple juice

Add all ingredients to a tall glass with ice and stir well. Garnish with an apple slice.

Appel Cosmopolitan

  • 2 oz. Van Gogh Wild Appel
  • 1/2 oz. triple sec
  • 1/2 oz. sour apple liqueur
  • Splash of cranberry juice

Add all ingredients to a mixing glass with ice and shake well with ice. Strain into a chilled martini glass and garnish with a slice of apple.

Fuzzy Navel Shooter

  • 3/4 oz. Van Gogh Cool Peach
  • 3/4 oz. Orange Juice

Shake ingredients well with ice and strain into a shot glass.

French Toast Shooter

  • 3/4 oz. Van Gogh Dutch Caramel
  • 3/4 oz. RumChata

Shake ingredients well with ice and strain into a shot glass.

Sunday Brunch Shooter

  • 3/4 oz. Tap 357 Canadian Maple Rye Whisky
  • 1/2 oz. Van Gogh Vanilla
  • 1/2 oz. orange juice
  • Dash butterscotch schnapps

Shake ingredients well with ice and strain into a shot glass.

Toostie Pop Shot

Created by Jonathan Pogash, The Cocktail Guru

  • 3/4 oz. Van Gogh Double Espresso
  • 3/4 oz. cranberry juice

Shake ingredients well with ice and strain into a shot glass.

Tootsie Roll Shooter

  • 1/2 oz. Van Gogh Double Espresso
  • 1/2 oz. orange juice
  • 1/4 oz. chocolate liqueur

Shake ingredients well with ice and strain into a shot glass.

Brownie Shooter

  • 1 oz. Van Gogh Dutch Chocolate Vodka
  • 1/4 oz. white crème de cacao
  • 1/4 oz. dark crème de cacao

Shake ingredients well with ice and strain into a shot glass.

Cool Colada Shooter

  • 1 oz. Van Gogh Pineapple
  • 1/2 oz. Van Gogh Coconut
  • 1/2 oz. pineapple juice

Shake ingredients well with ice and strain into a shot glass.

Skinny Colada

  • 2-1/2 oz. Van Gogh Pineapple
  • 1 oz. Van Gogh Coconut
  • 1 oz. pineapple juice

Add all ingredients to a tall glass with ice and stir. Garnish with a pineapple wedge.

Blue-Hoo

  • 2 oz. Van Gogh Blue Triple Wheat Vodka
  • 4 oz. Yoo-Hoo chocolate drink

Combine ingredients and shake vigorously in shaker with ice. Strain into glass and enjoy!

Berry Skinny Lemonade

  • 2 oz. Van Gogh Acai-Blueberry
  • 4 oz. Crystal Light Lemonade (dissolve packet into water bottle before mixing)

Combine ingredients and shake vigorously in shaker with ice. Strain into glass and enjoy!

Skinny Raspberry Peach Tea

  • 1 oz of Van Gogh Raspberry
  • 1 oz. Van Gogh Cool Peach
  • 4 oz. Diet Snapple Peach Iced-Tea

Combine ingredients and shake vigorously in shaker with ice. Strain into glass and enjoy!

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