UV Liberty Cocktail

UV Liberty Cocktail With UV Blue Vodka
S&C Design Studios
  • Total: 3 mins
  • Prep: 3 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 1 cocktail (1 serving)

Beautiful blue cocktails are very easy to make when you begin with UV Blue Vodka. It's a fun raspberry-flavored vodka and one of the bluest liquors you will find. That's why it's a favorite in the bar and the foundation for a number of fun drinks, including this delightful UV liberty.

The recipe could not be any easier to make and creates a lightly spiked ice cream float with a wonderful raspberry flavor. It requires three simple ingredients and you will love how the raspberry vodka plays off the raspberry sherbet. The soda adds sparkle and lightens up the red, white, and blue drink, making it a great one to sip on hot summer days.

Serve this cocktail at Fourth of July parties, picnics, or backyard barbecues. It's perfect for any occasion and is a taste that everyone will love.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 ounces raspberry vodka (UV Blue)
  • 1 scoop raspberry sherbet
  • 2 ounces lemon-lime soda

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

  2. In an old-fashioned glass filled halfway with ice, place a scoop of raspberry sherbet.

  3. Add UV Blue and top with soda.

  4. Serve and enjoy!

Tips

  • Serve this drink with a straw so the drinker can stir as needed. A small spoon lets them enjoy the sherbet as well.
  • If possible, use shaved, cracked, or chipped ice rather than large cubes. The smaller ice particles tend to work better with the sherbet and make the cocktail easier to drink.
  • You can even skip the ice completely if you like. However, it does form a nice base for the sherbet to rest on.
  • If you have an ice cream maker, raspberry sherbet is incredibly easy to make. Simply combine 3 cups of fresh or frozen (partially thawed) raspberries, 1 1/2 cups of milk, 3/4 cup of white sugar, and a splash of lemon juice in a blender. Blend until smooth then pour it into your ice cream maker. Use the 25-minute ice cream setting and soon you'll have a quart of raspberry sherbet.

Recipe Variations

  • No raspberry sherbet? Almost any flavor of sherbet will do, so feel free to use what you have or can find at the store. Regular ice cream will work great as well.
  • Switch from UV Blue to Hpnotiq or blue curaçao if you like. You can then use any vodka you have in stock while retaining the cocktail's color. It won't have the full raspberry flavor, but the fruity combination is still delicious.

How Strong Is the UV?

By vodka standards, UV Blue is relatively mild, bottled at just 30 percent ABV (60 proof). Since it's the only alcohol in the drink, the UV liberty is a low-proof drink and tends to have an alcohol content around 9 percent ABV (18 proof).