I've partnered with Dixie Vodka for my Drink of the Week. I'll be giving you recipes of my favorite Dixie Vodka drinks. See this week's drink plus past weeks below and check back every Friday for more!

Special thanks to these retailers: Bottles, Dante's Spirits, Bill's Liquors and Fine Wine, Six Mile Spirits, Burris Liquor Store, Forsberg's Fine Wine and Spirits, Clarey's Liquors, Carolina Spirits, Seven Star Liquors, and Egan's Spirits.

April 28th - South of Broad feat. Dixie Citrus Vodka

  • 1.5 oz Dixie Citrus Vodka
  • Ginger Ale
  • 2 dashes orange bitters
  • Orange wheel

Build in Collins glass over ice and garnish with orange wheel

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April 21st - Dixie Secret Garden feat. Dixie Southern Vodka

  • 1.5 oz Dixie Southern Vodka
  • 2 strawberries, muddled
  • 4 basil leaves, muddles
  • .5 oz lemon juice
  • .5 oz simple syrup

Muddle strawberries with basil, add spirit, lemon and simple, shake and top with soda

Retailer: Coliseum Liquors, North Charleston

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April 13th - Spring Bloody Mary feat. Dixie Black Pepper Vodka

  • 2 oz Dixie Black Pepper
  • 6 oz Natural Blonde Bloody Mary Mix (made in Charleston)
  • 2 Dashes Worcestershire Sauce
  • Squeeze 1 lemon wedge
  • Squeeze 1 lime wedge

Garnish with Cilantro in Pint Glass

Retailer: Six Mile Spirits, Mount Pleasant

April 7th - The Hole in One feat. Dixie Vodka

A boozy cocktail that’s a golfer’s favorite just in time for The Masters! 

  • .5 oz Dixie Southern
  • .5 oz Dixie Mint
  • .5 oz Dixie Citrus
  • .5 oz simple syrup
  • 6 oz chilled Charleston Tea Plantation tea

Best served in an insulated cup, over ice.  Check out the grounds of Augusta National in person or on TV this weekend!

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March 30th - Dixie Pops feat. Dixie Southern Vodka

Turn your favorite cocktail into a popsicle! (Recipe makes 8)

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  • 8 oz Dixie Southern Vodka
  • 8 oz Cold Brew Coffee
  • 4 oz Heavy Cream
  • 4 oz Bols Butterscotch Liqueur

Mix in blender, funnel into ice pop bags. Close and freeze overnight.

Retailer: River Towne Spirits

March 23rd - Raspberry Mint Tea feat. Dixie Mint Vodka

  • 1.5 oz Dixie Mint
  • .75 Raspberry simple syrup
  • .5 oz lemon juice
  • 3 oz chilled Charleston Tea Plantation First Flush Tea

Retailer: 6 Mile Spirits, Mount Pleasant

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March 17th - Dixie Shamrock Shake Shots feat. Dixie Mint Vodka

  • 2.5 oz Dixie Mint Vodka 
  • 2.5 oz Irish cream (bailey's will do) 
  • For St. Pat's, add 1 drop flavorless green food coloring

Shake vigorously and strain to 4 shot glasses. Micro plane dark chocolate over top and serve.

Retailer: Bill's Liqours and Fine Wine, Summerville

March 10th - Dixie Azalea feat. Dixie Southern Vodka

  • 2 oz Dixie Southern Vodka
  • 1 oz Lemon Juice1 oz Grenadine
  • 6 slices of Strawberry
  • 4 oz Soda Water

Muddle strawberry, add Dixie Southern Vodka, lemon, and grenadine, shake and pour into copper mug, fill with ice top with soda, garnish with additional strawberry slices.

Retailer: Barrel House Spirits, Park Circle, North Charleston

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March 3rd - Southern Mojo feat. Dixie Citrus Vodka

  • 2 oz Dixie Citrus Vodka
  • 4 Mint Sprigs
  • 4 Lime Wedges
  • 1/2 oz Simple Syrup
  • Soda

Muddle mint, simple syrup, squeeze lime wedges, and drop into shaker, add ice, shake vigorously, pour into collins glass, top with soda.

Retailer: Burris Liquor Store, Meeting Street in Charleston

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February 24th - Bay Street Sling feat. Dixie Black Pepper Vodka

1.5 oz Dixie Black Pepper Vodka1/2 oz St. Germaine1/2 oz Lemon Juice1/2 oz Simple Syrup2 Cucumber slicesSoda

Muddle cucumber, top with spirits, lemon juice and simple syrup, add ice, shake and strain to fresh ice, top with soda, garnish with lemon wheel.

Retailer: Six Mile Spirits, Mount Pleasant

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February 17th - Boykin Spaniel feat. Dixie Southern Vodka

  • 2 oz Dixie Southern Vodka
  • 1/2 oz Lime Juice
  • 4 oz Fresh squeezed Grapefruit Juice

Salt the rim of a collins glass and build cocktail over ice. 

Retailer: Carolina Spirits on Dorchester Road, Old Trolly Road, and Rivers Ave.

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February 10th - Savannah Nights feat. Dixie Mint Vodka

  • 2 oz Dixie Mint Vodka
  • 2 oz Crème de Cacao white
  • 2 oz Heavy Cream

Shake and strain to martini glass, garnish by grating dark chocolate over the top. 

Retailer: River Towne Spirits, Mount Pleasant

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February 3rd - The Oyster Shooter feat Dixie Black Pepper Vodka

  • 1 oz Dixie Black Pepper
  • 1/4 oz lemon juice
  • 1/4 oz hot sauce
  • 1/2 oz bloody mary mix

Retailer: Forseberg's Fine Wine and Spirits, James Island

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January 27th - The Cooper River feat. Dixie Southern Vodka

  • 2 oz Dixie Southern Vodka
  • 4 oz Cranberry 
  • 1 oz Grapefruit Juice

Build over ice and garnish with a lime.

Retailer: Bottles in Mount Pleasant

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January 20th - The Charleston Mule feat. Dixie Southern Vodka

  • 2 oz Dixie Southern 
  • 1/2 oz lime juice
  • 2 dashes orange biters 
  • 4 oz local Cannonborough Ginger Beer

Build in copper mug, garnish with orange wheel

Retailer: Bill’s Liquors and Fine Wine in Summerville

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January 13th - Southern Sunrise feat. Dixie Vodka

  • 1 oz Dixie Vodka 
  • 3 oz champagne 
  • 1 muddled peach 
  • 2 oz orange juice ice

Shake ingredients, then strain into a highball glass with ice. Top with 3 oz champagne.

Retailer: Bill's Liquors and Fine Wine in Summerville, Beaufort, and Bluffton

January 6th - Chili Bloody Mary feat. Dixie Black Pepper Vodka

  • 2 oz Dixie Black Pepper Vodka 
  • 6 oz bloody mary mix 
  • 1/4 tsp chili oil 
  • Juice of 1/4 lemon

Pour over ice, garnish with celery salt & black pepper. Retailer: Carolina Spirits in Summerville, Dorchester Road, and Rivers Avenue

December 30th - Bon Vivant Beauregard feat. Dixie Citrus Vodka

  • 1 oz Dixie Citrus
  • 1/2 oz Aperol 
  • 1 dash bitters (I like Fee brothers bitters, but whatever y’all have on hand will do!)
  • Topped with Soda

Build over ice, garnish with cranberries and an orange wheel rested on top

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December 23rd - Dixie Mint Hot Chocolate feat. Dixie Mint Vodka

*Large batch cocktail. Perfect for entertaining

In a large crockpot, prepare hot chocolate as follows:

  • 1 half gallon whole milk
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 cup hershey’s cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract 
  • PLUS 1 whole vanilla pod

Whisk together in crock pot, add 1 bag semi sweet chocolate chips, cook on high setting for 1 hour, stirring every for 20 minutes

Reduce to low setting and this can sit for several hours

Before serving, add 1 full bottle of Dixie Mint Vodka, stir

Ladle and serve as guests arrive, garnish with a mini candy cane

*Not entertaining tonight? For a single serving use 1 package Swiss Miss Hot Chocolate (or Starbucks brand), prepared according to the package plus one shot of Dixie Mint.

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December 16th - Santa's Punch feat. Dixie Citrus Vodka

*Why bring a side dish to your holiday party, when you can bring punch! *Frozen cranberries keep for about a year! Reuse these for your NYE cocktail!

In a large punch bowl, combine

  • 1 Bottle Dixie Citrus Vodka 
  • 1/2 Bottle Simply Cranberry Cocktail 
  • 1/2 Bottle Simply Apple Juice 
  • 1 Liter Club Soda

Float Orange Wheels, Apple Slices (in circles, to show the star the seeds make), and frozen cranberries

(For one drink, 1.5 oz Dixie Citrus, 2 oz Cranberry, 2 oz Apple and top with club soda, garnish as desired)

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December 9th - Southern Eggnog feat. Dixie Southern Vodka

*lighten up your eggnog and use vodka instead!

  • 1 oz Dixie Vodka 
  • 3/4 oz Amaretto (I like Luxardo!) 
  • 2 1/2 oz premade eggnog mix

Shake, strain to fresh ice, garnish with grated nutmeg

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December 2nd - Pink House Piazza feat. Dixie Black Pepper Vodka

1 oz Dixie Black Pepper3/4 oz Giffard Pamplemouse Liqueur3/4 oz lime juice

Shake vigorously, strain to fresh ice, top with Blenheims ginger ale (spicy), garnish with whole peppercorn

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November 25th - Santa's Little Helper feat. Dixie Citrus Vodka

2 oz Dixie Citrus Vodka 2 oz Kahlua 1 oz Cream 1 oz Simple Syrup

Shake with ice and strain to serve in shot glasses, serves 4

Perfect for Black Friday shopping!

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November 18th - Pumpkin Spice Martini feat. Dixie Southern Vodka

  • 2 oz Dixie Southern Vodka
  • 1 oz Bailey’s Irish Cream 
  • 1 oz (2 Tbsp) pumpkin puree 
  • 1/5 oz simple syrup 
  • 1/8 oz Vanilla Extract 
  • 1/4 tsp Pumpkin Pie Spice

Shake vigorously and serve UP

November 11th - The Dixie Hero feat. Dixie Vodka

  • 1 oz Dixie Vodka
  • 1 oz Dry Vermouth 
  • 4 oz cold apple juice (Simply Apple brand)

Build in collins glass, garnish with a rosemary sprig.