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I love nothing more than a great cocktail made with vodka. Vodka is such a versatile alcohol and mixes so well with other flavors. Just recently Deep Eddy Vodka sent me a cocktail recipe I just knew I had to share. The Ruby Slipper Cocktail is a sweet cocktail with a spicy kick thanks to the fresh raspberries, watermelon juice, Deep Eddy Ruby Red Vodka and habanero cloves.

This refreshing cocktail is best sipped during the day with friends!

Photos by John Pesina Photography.
Photos by John Pesina Photography.

Ruby Slipper Cocktail
Recipe Type: Cocktail
  • 2 oz Deep Eddy Ruby Red Vodka
  • 4 raspberries
  • 1 thin (de-seeded) habanero clove
  • ½ oz fresh Watermelon juice (you can find this at high end grocery stores or simply juice yourself)
  • 2 basil leaves
  • Splash of club soda
  1. Muddle raspberries and habanero clove. Combine all ingredients, including 1 basil leaf, and shake virogously with ice. Strain over fresh ice. Top with Club Soda and add basil leaf garnish.

A real Austin original, celebrating the laid back Austin lifestyle, Deep Eddy Vodka is handcrafted with care in the Deep Eddy Distillery in Austin’s Hill Country! The fastest growing vodka in the United States, Deep Eddy is breathing fresh air into the mature vodka category while supporting local communities in the true spirit of Austin. With a classic Americana look and feel, Deep Eddy brings casual drinking occasions to life! Deep Eddy Lemon joins four other vodkas this year, including Deep Eddy Cranberry, Deep Eddy Ruby Red, Deep Eddy Sweet Tea, and Deep Eddy Vodka.