The gin and tonic is a classic, partly because it isn't a hard drink to figure out; after all, the two main ingredients are right there in the name.
Though originally made exclusively with gin, today, Greyhound cocktails can be had with either gin or vodka, plus grapefruit juice.
The key to making a perfect martini is using double the amount of liquor as vermouth; even better if you use equal parts dry and sweet vermouth while making the drink.
Black Russian was the beverage that gave an extra coffee-flavored kick. To get the perfect mix for this drink, just use one part Kahlua to two parts vodka.
To make it, put ice in a Collins glass, then add two ounces of vodka and top it with club soda.
Though both are pretty similar, vodka tonic consists of vodka mixed with tonic water instead of club soda.