How to make the Balalaika

This features a mix of vodka, cointreau and lemon juice for a tasty yet equally lethal cocktail.

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Expect a tart, citrusy cocktail with this drink that's been described as a Nordic cocktail.

What you need:

  • 1 fluid ounce vodka
  • 1/2 fluid ounce cointreau
  • 1 fluid ounce lemon juice
  • 1 slice lemon, for garnish

Directions:

Pour the vodka and Cointreau in a highball glass with ice. Add enough lemon juice to reach the halfway point of the glass, or to taste. Garnish with a slice of lemon on the outside of glass.

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