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The Vodka McGovern is a highball that was created by Mike McGovern, a friend of Kinky Friedman’s. Highball’s are a family of mixed drinks that have an alcohol base and are mixed with fruit juice or soda.
Well known high ball drinks are Captain Jack, Rum & Coke, Cuba Libre, and Fuzzy Navel, among others.
A highball are usually served in a highball glass or a Collins glass, with ice. The drink, many claim, tastes a little like Orangina and can repair a hangover. It is low in calories and low carbs and is a hit with the Screwdriver crowd. It has been said that Mike McGovern taught flight attendants and other passengers how to make Vodka McGovern’s on a flight to Australia.

Vodka McGovern
Equal parts vodka, club soda, orange juice.
Pour over crushed ice.
Squeeze lime over top and garnish.

Vodka Facts
Vodka is a mixed distilled beverage. It’s a clear liquid made up of water, ethanol, and fermented grain, potatoes, or sugar beet molasses.
Vodka has an alcohol content of 35-50%.
Vodka was first created in western Russia, Belarus, Lithuania, Ukraine, and Poland.
Although vodka is generally unflavored and unscented, new developments have allowed for flavored vodka. Flavourings like red pepper, ginger, fruit flavors, vanilla, chocolate, cinnamon. Less commonly heard of is bacon vodka, from the United States. In Poland Krupnik is a famous vodka containing honey.
If you add a little vodka to your shampoo bottle, it will stimulate the growth of long healthy hair and remove toxins from the scalp! Vodka also acts as an astringent, it cleans your pores and keeps your face smooth.
Vodka was first imported into the United States of America at the turn of the 20th century, with the primary market being immigrants from Eastern Europe. The sale of vodka increased after massive marketing following WWII.