Vodka tops the list in “widest range of flavours” category. Any flavour you can imagine, there would be vodka with that flavour somewhere. Citrus / lime flavor is common in most Vodka brands; besides mixologist create their own flavored vodka by soaking the most flavourful part of the fruit, herb in the vodka for certain period at the right temperature. Adding some sugar in it will cut down the harshness of the vodka. Being a great mixer, there are many cocktails which are vodka based.
Few interesting trivia about Vodka Cocktails:
Using flavored vodkas in cocktails enhances the drinking experience. For example Pepper vodka in Bloody Marys, Orange / Mandarin vodka in Cosmopolitans.
All major shooters and jello shots are usually Vodka based. Vodka shooters are the fastest, easiest, delicious & effective drinks in parties. All you need is 3 ingredients & ice. Vodka / flavored vodka, flavoring agent (liqueurs/bar syrups) and lime.
Rinsing the glass with vodka will eliminate undesired odour in the glass if present.
Vodka is the only spirit that is used as a base in the sweetest, driest & the spiciest classic cocktail category. So do not hesitate to use vodka in the next cocktail you plan to create.
Vodka can be stored in the freezer. This will help in having chilled shots to keep you warm in the winter, and chilled vodka make amazing vodkatinis.