Arguably the world's most agreeable spirit, vodka is the blank canvas of the cocktail world. Its neutral flavor profile makes it a chameleon in the glass, acting as a spirited clean slate from which other ingredients can meld and commingle. And because of its versatility, it's an easy bottle to call on when you're looking for a simple cocktail to mix up at home. The editors of Imbibe recently culled together some of their favorite vodka cocktails--here are their top five picks.
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