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Oakland Cocktail

The Oakland Cocktail is like a cross between a Screwdriver and a vodka martini. It mixes vodka with a little dry vermouth and a little orange juice, preferably fresh squeezed.

Oakland Cocktail in martini glass

It’s a strong cocktail with an intriguing flavor from the mix of orange juice and vermouth. Enjoy an Oakland Cocktail next time you’re in the mood for a Screwdriver, and see which one you prefer.

Oakland Cocktail on placemat


  • 2 ounces vodka
  • 1 ounce dry vermouth
  • 1 ounce fresh squeezed orange juice

Fill a cocktail shaker halfway with cracked ice. Pour the three ingredients in and shake well. Strain into a chilled martini glass.