National Vodka Day | October 4
Wed Oct 4th

National Vodka Day

National Vodka Day honors a common beverage that is used in a variety of cocktails and mixed drinks. On October 4th, explore your choices and raise a toast to the occasion.


Makers distill a variety of ingredients to make vodka. As a result, several brands of vodka are available in the liquor store. Grain, potatoes, fruits, and sugar vodkas suit a variety of mixing needs, whether in the bar or in the kitchen.

Traditionally, alcoholic content of prepared vodkas was around 1% by volume. Products sold as vodka in the United States must have an alcoholic content of 30 percent or more.

Enjoy vodka on the rocks or in cocktails and mixed drinks. As the list below indicates, there are so many to choose from.

  • Caesar
  • Bloody Mary
  • Screwdriver
  • Sex on the Beach
  • Moscow Mule
  • White Russian
  • Black Russian
  • Tonic
  • Vodka Martini

Makers have expanded the variety of flavors, mixed drinks, and other beverages year-round, offering endless possibilities.

HOW TO OBSERVE NATIONAL VODKA DAYS. Make your favorite vodka cocktail and share while enjoying a fall afternoon. Remember to drink responsibly and never drink and drive. When posting on social media, use #NationalVodkaDay.

Vodka FAQ

Is vodka odorless and tasteless?

A. All alcohols have a flavor and odor. However, some are more neutral than others, and that's one of the reasons why vodka lends itself so well to mixed drinks.

Q. Is vodka gluten-free?

A. Vodka is only gluten-free if it is made from potatoes. Gluten will be present in wheat products if it's made with wheat.

Q. Is vodka low calorie?

Vodka has fewer calories than most distilled liquors, according to an A. Ounce for ounce. That said, vodka is usually mixed with other ingredients that raise the calorie count, but not all distilled liquors are. When you're counting calories, vodka is a winner when compared to other low-calorie foods.