Aside from stoking some warmth in native Russians for centuries now, vodka is a favoured base spirit for cocktail makers owing its fairly pliable properties; it meekly mingles with other flavours and retains them while infusing strong alcoholic essence.
Stir the first four ingredients over ice until frosted. Strain into a chilled highball glass or large cocktail or wine glass, and top up with more ice and orange juice to taste. Dress with slices of melon. Serve Illusion Vodka Cocktail chill.