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Sweet and Sour: New Amsterdam Vodka Releases Two New Flavors

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Flavored vodkas fiends, get ready, there are two new choices out there for you to try. New Amsterdam Vodka (which also makes one of the best budget gins out there) has recently come out with their latest two flavored vodkas, on the heels of last year’s release, Green Apple.

The new releases, Lemon and Raspberry, which hit shelves this month and next month, respectively, join other flavors such as coconut, mango, and peach. Both flavors are 35% ABV and will retail for around $11.99 each.  This price point, outside of being a damn good value, makes it easy to keep a bottle or two handy (or maybe one of both flavors) in case you have a guest who shows up that doesn’t want to partake in the amazing whiskey collection you surely have in your house.

(Now, we’re not saying that everyone has to like whiskey, but depending on how much they turn up their nose…)

Anyway. Back to the vodka.

These releases help spur New Amsterdam’s growth, which has skyrocketed since its launch in 2011, making it the fastest spirits brand to reach both one million cases and five million cases sold.

While it can be consumed straight or on the rocks, after some rigorous testing (we wanted to make sure we were really certain with our results. It was for science.) we found that we preferred using both of the vodkas as ingredients in cocktails.

Below, check out two simple drinks using each of the new flavors from New Amsterdam.

New Amsterdam Lemon Fizz

  • 2 oz New Amsterdam Lemon
  • 4 oz Lemon Lime Soda

Method: Build over ice in a Collins glass, and stir together to combine/chill. Garnish with a Lemon wheel.

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New Amsterdam Lemon Tea

  • 2 oz New Amsterdam Lemon
  • 4 oz Iced Tea

Method: Build over ice in a Collins glass, and stir together to combine/chill. Garnish with a Lemon wedge.

Raspberry Fizz

  • 1.5 oz New Amsterdam Raspberry
  • 4 oz Lemon Lime Soda

Method: Build over ice in a Collins glass, and stir together to combine/chill. Garnish with fresh raspberry.

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Red Raspberry Lemonade

  • 1.5 oz New Amsterdam Raspberry
  • 4 oz Lemonade
  • Drizzle grenadine

Method: Build over ice in a Collins glass, and stir together to combine/chill. Garnish with lemon wheel & fresh raspberry.

Sam Slaughter
Sam Slaughter was the Food and Drink Editor for The Manual. Born and raised in New Jersey, he’s called the South home for…
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